1. Rain Worthington - Composer
    Composition: Shredding Glass - for orchestra (excerpt)

    Shredding Glass began as an immediate cathartic response to the events and images of September 11, 2001. The music is ultimately about transcendence and I hope that it may touch the hearts of others who have similarly experienced the devastating consequences of politically motivated aggressions and tragedies. Audio is the beginning excerpt.

    "This is a very beautiful work, which weaves intricate patterns of sound in an hallucinogenic haze. It’s beautifully orchestrated, the material is well handled and it creates a dreamscape of exquisite allure."
    – Bob Briggs, MusicWeb-International

    “…Worthington’s piece provides the listener instead with exquisite disintegration, mere glass filaments casting light in all directions, with an undercurrent of unresolved apprehension… The texture is transparent but luminous, reminiscent perhaps of the late works of Mahler.”
    – Scott Locke (Journal of International Alliance of Women in Music)

    Full track single available at CDBaby: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/RainWorthington
    Robert Ian Winstin, Conductor; Czech Philharmonic.
    (original release: Masterworks of the New Era, Vol. 12. ERMMedia)

    Music, images & video copyright Rain Worthington.

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  2. Composer: Rain Worthington
    Composition: Conversation Before the Rain - for solo piano

    This was one of my first compositions... before I knew how to notate music, and so was performed from memory and recorded in an early concert.
    The music takes me emotionally to the feeling of an intimate moment shared within sheltered space, looking out – perhaps to the turbulent sky before an approaching storm.

    Full track available: If Only Knowing, CDBaby http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/rainworthington2

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  3. Revisiting where I've come from and where I've been – finding and defining myself as a composer in New York City.

    Composer: Rain Worthington
    Composition: Shredding Glass - for orchestra

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Rain Worthington, Composer

Rain Worthington

Composer of evocative orchestra and chamber music that is nuanced, delicate, powerful and transporting.
Rain Worthington‘s music “…take(s) ideas of American musical style to a new place – like a walk in a familiar, yet very different park.”

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