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A symbolist piece, recently finished, now time to see if it needs a few touch ups.

Modern but not atonal. I'm trying to put a suite together of similar styled pieces. This would likely be one of the middle movements.

If you have time to spare please give it a hearing and make any comments or suggestions you like - always gratefully received - including to the score. There's one discrepancy between score and audio: I originally wrote a part for bass flute but transferred it in the score to the bass clarinet. 

 

 

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I really enjoyed this piece! The textures were nice, and the melodic segments were expressive. If I made one note about the score, I think around m. 50 there was flutter tongue in the flute part audio, but not in the score? And something about the orchestration: due to the way the strings were divided into many parts, there was usually a very full string sound, often with four or six part harmony. By the end of the piece, I wondered if the orchestration of some of those parts could be mixed up a little... of course, this is just a personal preference. Also, in the context of a suite of pieces, the consistency of the strings might be a nice contrast to another piece. Thanks for posting!

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There isn't a thing about this I don't like! 

The orchestral colors you employ here are indeed an eponymous warm and flaring. The rhythmic texture is breathtaking: organic and wild, yet with just enough of a foothold exposed that we aren't taken for a tumble down the melodic mountainside. I particularly enjoyed the harmonic language that relied so much on quartal chords. It really flavors the music with a richer, broader, and perhaps sharper contour. Thoroughly modern, as you said.

Fantastic music! I look forward to the prequels and sequels.

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