scored for orchestra (3232.4331.timp+3.pno.strings)
duration 4 minutes
As I say to the kids who listen to this piece during school visits, the process of writing it was a bit like making a tossed salad. I chopped up sounds from the orchestra— one sound for each of the thirteen verbs in the title— and then I tossed them all together and called it a piece.
Drip Blip Sparkle Spin Glint Glide Glow Float Flop Chop Pop Shatter Splash was commissioned by the Minnesota Orchestra in 2005 for their Young People’s Concerts. Check out this page to see how I recently used it as part of a residency with the Des Moines Symphony.