three-part fantasy opens with a brisk, light style.
The piece moves quickly into a lyrical treatment of
Shenandoah. A restatement of the opening motif leads
into a slower section in which the original theme
is presented both backward and forward in a beautiful
harmonic setting. A final section utilizes additional
melodic variations and a chorale setting under a woodwind
ostinato before coming to a dynamic conclusion. An
ideal festival piece!