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FOUND (2011) 
for orchestra
(3, 3, 3, 2 - 4, 3, 3, 1 - timp., 3 perc. - solo string quartet + full string section) 
10 minutes

 

Found is the fifth movement of my piano suite, A SINGLE NOON. It's the Central Park of the suite - an oasis amidst the dizzying pace of the city, where time almost stands still. There's a feeling of contentment; of fulfillment. Of belonging.

Even as I composed Found for the piano, I wrote it with the orchestra in mind - the slow sustained chords and floating melodies seemed to call for the resonance of strings and winds and brass - and I've been itching to hear this orchestral version of the piece (it's never been performed).

Here's a performance of the original version.