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Jessie Montgomery's Strum

Originally conceived for string quintet, this contemporary work for string orchestra, according to the composer Jessie Montgomery, draws on “American folk idioms and the spirit of dance and movement” and “has a kind of narrative that begins with fleeting nostalgia and transforms into ecstatic celebration.”

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