Following the words of a poem by David Wilders, I have written this music as a transcription ("transmusification"?) of this poem, word by word.
This is currently still a sketch; I still need to work on some parts regarding final orchestration or thematic composition, and also due to time constraints I had to skip 11 words, so the music is not yet complete. But I decided to share it anyway with you.
The "Aire" is a river here in the UK which has its origin in the Yorkshire Dales (in Malham), from where it flows down through Leeds and then through Castleford.
With this music I have also tried to resurrect the old late-romantic "Symphonic Poem" idea.
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