Telling the Tale : 2019

Flute (piccolo, alto flute), Clarinet (bass clarinet), percussion, violin, violoncello, piano

Commissioned by Psappha

Recall an event, then ‘re-tell’ it in different ways: that is the raison d’être of Stephen Pratt’s Telling the Tale. As the piece progresses, the focus slips away from the original event to become a lens for other pertinent memories, yet the tale’s basic components are never far from the surface.