An Austrian Busker Abandons His Lovers In Favor Of A Life Under The Broken Streetlamps

by Dalton Deschain

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Concert work meets folk music meets theater. A busker (one who performs on the street for money) from America travels to Austria to get away from his stagnant life in the states. The trip untethers him perhaps a little too completely, however, as he slowly loses grip with the life he used to have. His folk melodies interweave with a string quartet who elaborates his ideas, as well as feeding their own into his songs. Movement subtitles were inspired by graffiti viewed throughout Austria during the writing of this piece.


released January 21, 2012

Dalton Deschain - Busker
Philip Reesman - Violin
Byron Valentine - Violin
James Miller - Viola
Christina Steyer - Cello


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