Leanna Keith Consortium
To Be Premiered at the 2023 Mid-Atlantic Flute Festival
“Come to the forest when it calls, and you may find creatures of old, elder and ancient spirits, mischievous and kind. Come, come to the forest.”
The Troll and the Fae is a seven-movement modular work, in which the performer may play any number of the movements in any order. Designed as an introduction to extended techniques, each movement picks a small number of techniques to focus on in an approachable manner. For example, the titular movement uses pitch bends, flutter tongue, and tongue clicks. Another uses multiphonics and timbre trills, and another uses breath tone and whistle-tones. By working through all seven movements, the player may learn and become comfortable with the basics of these techniques. Each movement thematically revolves around mythologies and folklore from a variety of cultures. Each movement is able to be performed on either flute or piccolo.
$50 - Name listed in the score as a donor and PDF of the score
$100 - Performance rights for the first year and printed copy of the score from ALRY Publications
$250 - Premiere rights for one of the seven movements (for the first 5 people) at the Mid-Atlantic Flute Festival 2023, printed copy of the score from ALRY Publications, additionally receive a signed copy of the print illustration for the movement of their performance