The Dwarf Planets

The Dwarf Planets is a three-movement suite for large orchestra (3333 4331 3prc timp harp strings) The movements are

I. Pluto, Welcomer of All

II. Eris, Goddess of Discord

III. Ceres, Mother of Growing Things

It is also available in a version for smaller orchestra (2222 221 1prc timp strings).

The first and third movements (of the large orchestra version) were read by the Rutgers Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Kynan Johns in May of 2015; the second was read by the same group in November of that year. Recordings of the readinsg are the first three pieces in the playlist at right. The other three are MIDI renditions of all three movements; more accuracy, less musicality. Perusal scores available from the composer. 11760313_10153395767546772_2253785496907644245_n