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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.
Photos courtesy
Stephen Joseph
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 flowers.
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, contact us.