yet the dew remains in pale, for Orchestra
The title is inspired by a sentence in Shi Jing (The Book of Songs), literally, "white dew not yet dry". The dew remains after darkness and iciness, and also reflects our inner tears in a universal sense. As the musical context, the work has five structural images in seven continuous sections. These structural images are: I. intoning and praying, II. as in a dream, III. the memory, IV. rising winds, tears as mountain rain, and V. loss, as time falls into dimness. Even though the work's sound world is filled with colors, everything will ultimately fall into paleness, as in thick fogs but overwhelmingly...
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