March 22 – Black Anemones By Joseph Schwantner

Performed by Jennie Oh Brown, flute (
Cindy Trowbridge, piano

Born on this day in 1943, Joseph Schwantner is known for his dramatic and unique style and as a gifted orchestral colorist. Black Anemones – a transcription for flute and piano of a song originally published in 1980 – explores the lyrical side of the flute. Jennie Oh Brown is a great friend of the USC Flute Studio and her recording of Schwantner’s flute works, Looking Back, is available from Innova Records (

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