Music for Flute in my Spindrift catalog

Music for Flute by Pamela J. Marshall – that’s me. Several of these pieces are included on my album Through the Mist on Ravello Records. Solos Communing with Birds – inspired by my Costa Rica birding trip (recorded on Through the Mist album, performed by Susan Jackson) High Flight – for flute – musical expression   Read More...

Composing “Songs from a Quaker Heart”

What fun to hear the rehearsal of “Songs from a Quaker Heart” last night. This new music SATB chorus and piano is getting its premiere by the Arlington-Belmont Chamber Chorus, who commissioned it. The poems are by Marian Kaplun Shapiro, a fellow resident of Lexington, MA. So many of Marian’s poems are direct observation of   Read More...

Listening: Ran, Jolas, Tower, Chen Yi

A whole disc of solo clarinet seems like a lot of just one flavor, but I found the pieces varied and delightful. I was drawn to it because I was looking for music by Betsy Jolas, with whom I studied a long time ago at Yale.