Program Note

A murmuration is the phenomenon that results when an enormous flock of birds (usually
starlings) form a massive, constantly shifting cloud that seems like one solid but ever-changing shape in the sky.  The gestures in this piece attempt to evoke this almost-unbelievable avian group aerodynamic, fluttering up and down and then settling into longer sustained and pulsing tones that shift microtonally above slowly chiming chords in the piano. -A.J. McCaffery

About A.J. McCaffrey

A.J. McCaffrey is a songwriter and composer of instrumental, vocal and electronic music. With a background in theater, fine arts and literature, and an upbringing that has fostered a love…