Four Miniatures for Solo Viola

for violist Olivia Davis (2015)

based on four lines from four poems by Edgar Allan Poe

i. …death looks gigantically down (from ‘The City in the Sea’)

 

ii. …down the valley of the shadow (from ‘Eldorado’)

 

iii. …only this and nothing more (from ‘The Raven’)

 

iv. …let the bell toll (from ‘Lenore’)