I made this composition originally in 5.1 surround sound, and re-edited it for stereo. The subject of the composition is the grass fire that swept through our neighborhood in Silver City, New Mexico, in March of 2011. It scorched the land and burned several nearby houses. We were lucky in that our house was spared, but we did have a very narrow escape, which this composition chronicles.
I wrote this composition as part of the requirements to fulfill "Digital Sound Creation & Editing" at Western New Mexico University, Spring 2011, as part of the Interdisciplinary Expressive Arts program. Professor: Suk Jun Kim.