To recall the magic of Taos, the light, the air…in three remembrances – the first night there, the waning of summer, a visit to Georgia O-Keeffe’s home in Abiquiu. Commissioned by Access to Music.
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Incidental Duckling animates the heartwarming tale of the Ugly Duckling. The music is excerpted from the theatre piece, produced by Literally Alive Theatre, and is also part of a suite of dance and incidental music with a similar title – Incidental Ducklings. Video by Kiersten Armstrong; music by Debra Kaye. Amy Kimball, violin; Arthur Cook, cello; Marcia Eckert, piano.
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And So It Begins
Composer Debra Kaye’s debut Ravello Records release catapults the listener into her deep universe of sound…as she blends her classical roots with traces of jazz, pop, world music, the pulse of city rhythms, and the expansiveness of spacious landscapes.
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While We Were Sleeping
Super Storm Sandy brought devastation to our doorsteps; friends and loved ones were uprooted. The storm approached at night, and I improvised a beginning, thought of our unheeded wake up calls and woke to find what had happened while we were sleeping.