Performance date: January 04, 1997
Date composed: 1995
Many people wonder just how a composer sets about writing a piece of music – creating something out of nothing, so to speak. In From the Drum Comes a Thundering Beat, Kelly-Marie Murphy attempts to describe this process in sound. “Since pulse is a fundamental element of music and life, it seemed plausible to illustrate the idea of energy and catalyst with the drum,” write the composer.
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