Program Notes - Moonlight
composer: Nancy Galbraith (2021)
genre: concerto for flute & string orchestra
length: 1 movement, 5:00 minutes
orchestration: solo flute (amp), marimba, strings
publisher: Subito Music Publishing (ASCAP)
60 Depot Street, Verona, NJ 07044 • 973-857-3440

premiere: 17 & 20 November 2014
Stephen Schultz, amplified Baroque flute • Siu Yan Yap, marimba
Carnegie Mellon Baroque EnsembleDaniel Nesta Curtis, conductor
Vlahakis Recording Studio • Carnegie Mellon University • Pittsburgh Pennsylvania
program notes: "Moonlight" is the second movement of Galbraith's four-movement work, Night Train, for electric cello quartet and amplified flute. In 2014, the composer was commissioned to rescore it for amlified flute, marimba, and string orchestra for a video documentary featuring Carnegie Mellon's Vlahakis Recording Studio, and in honor of Elsie and Henry Hillman, who were prominant donors to Carnegie Mellon University.