flute, B-flat clarinet, violin, cello (2018)

An ephemeron is a short-lived something. Its existence is so brief, in fact, that it was likely over by the time you finished reading this sentence. The Vermont Contemporary Music Ensemble commissioned the work for its 2019 music-and-poetry concert and teamed it with “Song for Sacred Veins” by Burlington poet Major Jackson. A proper performance by humans will one day replace this midi rendition.