Visit the Elves of Lothlórien in de Meij’s Symphony No. 1

Lori Archer Sutherland

Lori Archer Sutherland earned a Bachelor of Music in Theory and Composition degree from the Ohio State University and a Master of Library and Information Science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She composes, performs, and teaches clarinet. She plays bass clarinet with the Crystal Lake Community Band and the Woodstock City Band, clarinet with Winds Off the Lake Woodwind Quintet, and is the founder and organizer of the Knock on Wood Clarinet Choir, where she plays an even bigger clarinet. Check out her site and podcast at tonaldiversions.com

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  1. August 19, 2017

    […] middle voices. The timpani supplies a subtle beat underneath, and we hear a lovely callback to the Lothlórien movement. The movement trails off, the timpani carrying on, lovely chords fading into the […]

  2. August 30, 2017

    […] overly structured. But it’s exactly right for Gollum. I would not expect the beauty of the lilting theme of Lothlórien in a piece that depicts such a bizarre character. He meanders around on his own, finally ending his […]