Natalie's Suite

Three Faces of Addiction

Three movement symphonic suite for piano and orchestra

 

This work focuses on the dilemma of addiction. The overriding tragedy of this malady is denial, and the absolute obsession that one day the sufferer will gain control over their problem.

 

The insanity of doing the same thing over and over again, expecting a different result, is at the core of addiction. To illustrate this the composer has deliberately stayed in the home key throughout the entire work, to emphasise this aspect of addiction and create a “tragic soundscape”.

This work is available on the CD Dark Clouds in Life.

 

Composed 2014

c.50'00

 

Movements
1.  Facing the Demons - Face One, c.23'00

2.  Into the Dark Spaces - Face Two, c.21'00

3.  Moving into the Light - Face Three, c.7'00

Natalie's Suite - three movements; performed by The Janacek Philharmonic Orchestra

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Mark John McEncroe is a contemporary Australian composer.


His solo piano CDs “Reflections & Recollections” and "Musical Images for Piano", can be described as relaxing, meditative, melancholic and easy listening.


Mark has also written and recorded five orchestral CDs – evocative & epic in nature – a collection of Symphonic Suites and Tone Poems. Read full bio...

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Mark John McEncroe

Australian Contemporary Composer

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