Excerpt from Delta by Michael Colgrass

Michael Colgrass' Delta is influenced by a variety of genres. Here, in the early half of this composition for orchestra, he switches between the use of jazzy swirling clarinet and muted trumpets to a solemn violin solo with sparse accompaniment reminiscent of Schoenberg.

Michael Colgrass

© 1979, Michael Colgrass.

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