Prairie Light: Three Texas Water Colors of Georgia O'Keeffe

Dan Welcher

Performing Ensemble: Orchestra
Publisher: Elkan-Vogel, Inc.
Print Status: Rental

Quick Overview

"Prairie Light" is based on three highly unusual watercolors that Georgia O?Keeffe painted during her year of teaching in Canyon, Texas in 1917. O?Keeffe is, of course, well-known for her expressionistic cow skulls and sensual flowers, but these three early works show a na

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Prairie Light - Full Score - Study
Prairie Light - Full Score - Large

Additional Information

Commission Commissioned by the Sherman (Texas) Symphony in celebration of its 20th anniversary season.
Composition Date 1986
Duration 14:00
Orchestration 3(Picc.) 2 2 2 - 4 3 3 1; Timp. 3Perc. Pno.(Cel.) Hp. Str.
Premiere 1st March, 1986. Sherman Symphony (Texas), conducted by Dan Welcher.


I. Light Coming on the Plains
II. Canyon with Crows
III. Starlight Night

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