is typically a lyrical character
piece inspired by the night and somewhat
melancholy in tone. Although the marimba is
often used to portray bright and cheerful
musical ideas, it can also express deep
sadness, longing, and contemplation.
This outpouring of emotion is expressed in
limited musical motives developed through
repetition over changing accompaniments,
perhaps like someone searching for clarity in
their thoughts by repeating them into the
darkness of the night sky.
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