Jennifer Higdon and Chris Theofanidis: Rainbow Body

Jennifer Higdon and Christopher Theofanidis are two composers whose works for orchestras have generated excitement and acclaim. Each has one composition on "Rainbow Body," a Telarc release, featuring Robert Spano conducting the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Both works are alternately contemplative and evocative of deep feelings and emotions.
Rainbow Body
Released: 6/15/2003
Label: Heads Up
blue cathedral
Jennifer Higdon says "blue cathedral" is an homage to her recently deceased brother.
Jennifer Higdon
Jennifer Higdon says writing "blue cathedral" brought out very personal issues and deep questions.
Rainbow Body
Christopher Theofanidis says "Rainbow Body" was inspired by a chant by the medieval mystic Hildegard von Bingen.
Christoper Theofanidis
Chris Theofanidis says the keyboard synthesizer has influenced his scores and orchestration.
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