American Vein

Commissioned by OboeBass! Chamber Music America Classical Commissioning Award

Valerie Coleman

Duration: 16'
Instrumentation:English Horn, Contrabass, and Narrator (optional)

Score and Parts


This five-movement work takes you on a historical journey through America’s vibrant history and landscape, from the Redwood Forests to the Barn Raising, Bourbon and Bluegrass scene in the South.

This commission has been made possible by the Chamber Music America Classical Commissioning Program, with generous funding provided by The Andrew W Mellon Foundation, and the Chamber Music America Endowment Fund.

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