Starlit Landscape


Grade 3
Performance Time: 5'40"

Molenaar Edition


On August 14th 2020, I saw the Perseids meteor shower from a hill. I could clearly see many bright stars streaming across the sky, as if they were falling down on the earth. The dazzling sight was enough to inspire me to compose this overture.
"Starlit Landscape" was commissioned by the Kawagoe High School Band, Kawagoe City, Saitama, Japan and premiered on March 20th, 2023 by the band and Mr. Hiroki Mori, director.