Research on Capitol Hill
 

Presenter and Co-Presenter(s)

Ethan Seegmiller, Utah State UniversityFollow

College

Caine College of the Arts

Department

Music Department

Faculty Mentor

Christopher Scheer

Abstract

My Fleeting Angel is a piece for a piano trio composed by Cheryl Frances-Hoad. It is inspired by The Wishing Box, a short story by Sylvia Plath.

Dr. Frances-Hoad wrote the piece in 2005. It won the Robert Helps Prize, earning her temporary status as composer-in-residence at the University of Southern Florida.

The vivid descriptions in The Wishing Box provided musical inspiration for My Fleeting Angel. Dr. Frances-Hoad transformed the colorful syntax into harmonies and rhythms throughout the piece.

Document Type

Poster

Publication Date

2018

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