All Ways was commissioned by Frederick and Alexandra Peters for a project called Songbook for a New Century,Â an evening of songs about the millennium. I chose this text from Stephen King’s novel It, because I felt I didn’t know anything about the new century.
You don’t know you don’t always
I was right about that.
The piece was originally written for voice and piano. To purchase a copy of the piece, please click the button below.Â Here is a draft copy of a score which lays out all the conceptual parts. It can be orchestrated to your specifications, so far it’s been done by a chamber chorus with piano, and by a vocal soloist with instrumental ensemble.
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