Area D Five

Area D Five is a story music piece commisioned by and composed for Nederlands Blazers Ensemble.

 

The story is a fictional heroic story that I wrote while composing the music. The piece and the story have 5 sections. The narration of the story is heard from speakers while the ensemble supports the story with music.

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In the last section of this piece I sing parts of a Persian poem by Ahmad Shamloo.

 

My singing style inspired by Persian traditional singing is accompanied by classical harmony and middle eastern melodies that are performed by the ensemble.