McDonald: Moonset

Recorded October 2020 at Mountainview Cemetery

Local BC composer Don Macdonald has a long association with musica intima dating back to his time as a founding member of the group. Moonset, one of seven movements of the larger work, Fireflowers, sets poetry by E. Pauline Johnson, a Mohawk-Canadian 19th century poet. Macdonald's setting beautifully depicts majestic natural imagery of
'The cedars, chanting vespers to the sea,
Await its answering,
That comes in wash of waves along the strand,
The while the moon slips into shadow-land'.

SINGERS

Christina Cichos
Kira Fondse
Lucy Smith
Tabitha Brasso-Ernst
Katherine Evans
Risa Takahashi
Oliver Dalton
Andrew Fitzgerald
Carman J. Price
Andrew Bortz
Jacob Gramit
Steve Maddock

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VIDEO PRODUCTION

Audio Engineer: Don Harder
Audio Producer: Liz Hamel
Director: Mike Southworth
Camera Operators: Mike Southworth, Adam P.W. Smith
Editor: Mike Southworth, Mike Young