Sentinel of Time was commissioned to celebrate land conservation successes by Save Mount Diablo
and premiered at the Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, California, on November 6th, 2013.
I. Grand Rock of Ages(0:00) Majestic
panoramas of the 3,848' mountain and
surrounding 90,000+ acres of parklands.
II. Things Old, Things New(7:56) The numerous and varied noble trees of the park,
many standing solo against wonderous panoramas.
III. Eternal Spring (12:02) A romantic
waltz through the area's springtime rolling hills
filled with California Poppies and other wild
IV. A Place for All Seasons (16:07)The dramatic seasonal
changes of the mountain through wind, weather and time, including
scenes of the dramatic "Morgan Fire" of September 2013 which
burned over 3,000 acres.
Running time: 22 minutes Four movements separated by short breaks of silence under black
Originally presented in Digital 3D
The Contra Costa Wind Symphony, Duane Carroll, Cond.
A symphonic portrait of the San Francisco area's iconic Mt. Diablo
Orchestra and Wind Symphony scores
with parts are available for live
performance. Images are optional but
can also be licensed. For information,