Selections from Wordless Creatures
Wordless Creatures (2013)
for guitar, clarinet, trumpet, percussion, violin & bass
Commissioned by Mak Grgic
The USC Thornton Edge Ensemble
Donald Crockett, conductor; Mak Grgic, guitar
March 6, 2013, Los Angeles, CA
Wordless Creatures, for guitar and mixed ensemble, imagines a community of small, scurrying characters. Like musicians in their element, these creatures do not communicate with words. They express their dreams, fears, and triumphs through an unknown language that we can only intuit.