We Continue… (1998)

for viola and piano

Duration: 9'

Score and parts available from the composer

We Continue borrows its title from a poem of renewal by W.S. Merwin.  For me, this text always connected to the idea of enduring faith in the friendships that sustain us in life.  My single movement piece was written for violist Peter Neubert in honor of our ten years as friends (at the time of its composition).  The work’s central musical motive, heard at the opening and transformed throughout, serves as a symbol of friendship’s continuity despite all that life does to distract us.

We Continue: