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Levi Raleigh Brown


Commissioned by the Iowa-based Kaydenn String Quartet, word is a five-movement piece for string quartet, structured on creative and transformational processes, with the following movements.

I. empty adj.

II. long v.

III. empty v.

IV. abundance n.

V. long adj.

The music pays careful attention to the building and release of tension that is inevitable in any creative process, including the ongoing creation of our world and universe. There is also a focus on words as the symbolic embodiment and container of ideas and forms. 

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