Moirai

for three flutes

Instrumentation: Three C flutes

 

Duration:  6 minutes

 

Year of Composition: 2015

 

Premiere: Eric Scott Alexander Faculty Recital, 2016: Elizabeth Lieffort, Ali Breilein, Coty Dennis, flutes

 

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The title refers to the three Moirai from Greek Mythology, three female gods who controlled each person’s destiny on earth.  The Moirai are Clotho “Spinner”, Lachesis “allotter”, and Atropos “unturning”, each represented by a flute. Perhaps your destiny will be chosen tonight by Liz, Ali and Coty!

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