George L Smyth
“A Dream Itself Is But A Shadow”
A Dream Itself Is But A Shadow was written in response to Disquiet Junto Project 0379: Open Studios
Step 1: The purpose of this week’s project is to provide participants opportunities to get feedback on works-in-progress. Consider work you’re doing you’d appreciate responses to from fellow Junto participants.
Step 2: Either upload an existing recording (sketches and mid-process takes may prove optimal), or record something new and post it online for feedback. If there are some things in particular you’d like feedback on, mention what they are.
A Dream Itself Is But A Shadow is, of course, a quote from Shakespeare’s Hamlet. I started writing it in response to the haiku by Portuguese author Corine Timmer:
the falling tide
tugs at my dream –
I was not able to complete the piece in time for inclusion with naviarhaiku272. I have returned to it off and on and am at a place comfortable where I believe that it can be shared.
A Dream Itself Is But A Shadow was written for Flute, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, Trombone, Vibraphone, Violin, Viola, Cello and String Bass.