|Instrumentation||chamber choir (SATB)|
|Year||1999, revision 2001|
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Via the merging of poetics and structure I hope to create symbolic emotional states in music that uncover meaning in unknowable aspects of human existence. In Lux aeterna an eternal, calmly ecstatic moment is symbolized by a single sonorous object that eventually yields significant self-contrast prior to a new understanding.
This piece was premiered by Phoenix Chamber Choir, conductor Ramona Luengen, on November 17th, 2001 at Holy Rosary Cathedral, Vancouver, on the programme Luminé.