on Southern monuments, myths, and histories
for mezzo-soprano, wind ensemble, wind quintet, archival sound and film 
by David Kirkland Garner


I started this blog in December, 2017 when I began the research that eventually became this piece (and website!). Since then I have posted updates on the piece and with information on the research I was doing. A lot of the information on recent posts is now found with some updates on the research page of this site. I will continue to post with updates on the rehearsal process and performance, and in to the future as the work develops  and takes on a life of its own!

November 16, 2017

Hello! This site will serve as the website for a large-scale new work I am developing and a blog where I write about and document my (hopeful) progress. In short, I received a grant from the University of South Carolina to create a concert-length BIG piece for wind ensemble, playback, and f...

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