From the rising of the sun… Premiere

World Premiere of Dan Locklair’s From the rising of the sun… on September 9 at Peachtree Road United Methodist Church in Atlanta, Georgia

Dan Locklair’s From the rising of the sun… (A Short Festival Piece for Brass Quartet, Percussion and Organ) will be given its World Premiere on Sunday, September 9 at the 8:45 and 11:15 AM services of Peachtree Road United Methodist Church, 3180 Peachtree Road, NW in Atlanta, Georgia.

Performers include Atlanta Brassworks, percussionist Michael Cebulski, and Peachtree Road UMC Associate Organist Nicole Marane.

The composer has written about the new work, “From the rising of the sun…” is the result of a 2012 commission from the Peachtree Road United Methodist Church of Atlanta, Georgia, in honor of the 10th anniversary of their sanctuary and organ on 9 September 2012…“From the rising of the sun…” takes its inspiration and title from the theme of light as represented in the church’s Rose Window and two transept windows. The 18-foot diameter Rose Window represents creation and symbolizes God’s words from scripture as recorded in Genesis 1:3, “Let there be light.” The two transept windows represent Day and Night and are inscribed with words from Psalm 113:3: “From the rising of the sun unto its setting, Blessed be the Name of the Lord.” More about the piece and the performances at Subito Music.