Violin and Marimba
Healing Melody is written for violin and marimba. The form is AA’ with a coda. A brief interlude between the parallel sections is improvised by the marimba player.
Instrumentation: Violin and Marimba
Duration: 5 min 20 sec.
Premiere: Seung Hee Yang and Peter Saleh at Te Deum Concert, Calvary Korean United Methodist Church, New Brunswick, New Jersey on Sunday July 17, 2013
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