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07 May 2010

Cue of the Week: “Dusk in Ancient Koryo”


This week’s selection is a lyrical, Far Eastern-flavored theme in two parts: an optimistic opening for strings and Korean daegum flute, followed by a more mournful passage for English horn. Though harmonized in a traditional Western style, the music makes use of a pentatonic (a.k.a. “black keys on the piano”) scale often associated with folk music of Pacific Rim countries.

(Click on the play button to stream, or the cue title to download.)

Dusk in Ancient Koryo


2 Responses

  1. Alex Yoak

    Thank you Michael! We loved your music. I asked mommy to play it again and again. (if it’s part of a bigger piece, where can I listen to the whole thing?)

    dictated to mommy

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