Rainbow over Mountain

 

 

This was a winner at the BBC Radio 3, 30 Second Composition Competition in 2020.

It's a meditational piece for solo harp 

The beginning and end of the piece evoke the raindrops falling out of rhythm as the shower slows to a halt.

The middle section hopefully evokes a sense of wonder in the listener. I feel the harp lends itself perfect to the depiction of raindrops. 

It was inspired by a rainbow in the Welsh Hills. 

There is a version also played by Louise Martin, Harpist with the BBC Symphony Orchestra below:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/TByVm765XjYpg6b8y5MCzM/bbc-young-composer-30-second-composition-challenge  - Louise Martin – Harp, BBC Symphony Orchestra

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