Corn Tunes

for clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, trombone, and vibraphone

Performed by the Oberlin Contemporary Music Ensemble
Tim Weiss, conductor

Corn Tunes was written during and after long walks around the New Russia Township in Lorain County, Ohio.

The Tunes reflect optimism, Pat Metheny’s first few studio recordings, and a desire to be assimilated into the Big Field. It’s almost sacred.

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