Loose Threads is a patchwork of familiar and unfamiliar fragments for wind band. The piece weaves together quotations from John Philip Sousa’s “Bonnie Annie Laurie,” J. S. Bach’s “French Suite No. 5 (Gavotte)”, and the hymn “Come Thou Fount” with composed idiomatic sketches (such as a fanfare) and textural gestures to create a kaleidoscopic world.
Written for Dr. Michael King and the University Band at Bowling Green State University. Premiered April 21, 2017 in Kobacker Hall.
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