Composed for Wind Symphony. Published by Manhattan Beach Music. Grade 5~6.
Hear the piece
I love to use unusual colours in my works. In Soulström, the String Bass is asked to make a sound known as the 'Seagull'. This clip demonstrates how to play it and what it should sound like. Enjoy.
'Traveling a colorful road' by Dr. Alan Lourens
Read Australian Conductor
Ingrid Martin's experience in realising this piece with Eltham High School Symphonic Wind Band in 2010.
Read the Edgar Allan Poe short story 'Descent into the Maelstrom' that inspired the dramatic revision of this work in 2009.