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!

December 4, 2017

Since my initial post I have been doing quite a bit of background research, trying to get closer to establishing the materials, themes, references, and form of my new work for wind ensemble, video, & electronics titled "Pedestals" or perhaps "Empty Pedestals." It is looking like the subject...

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