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 11, 2018

Red hot sun turning over has a premiere date fast approaching (March 31, 2019 at the U of South Carolina)! This big beast of a piece is slowly coming into focus, so I thought I would post an update. In a previous post I shared my structure. The piece is shaping up to have 18 separate moveme...

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