Closer than Careless

for Solo Flute (2020)

Duration: 2'

The phrase ‘closer than careless’ implies intentionality, a relevant idea during this time of social distancing when we don’t have the luxury of being careless with our communication—too many of us are desperately in need of intentional connection. I wrote this piece as an expression of the hope I feel in the midst of this dark situation, hope that stems from observing a new collective intentionality bringing us closer than before.

This work appears in 9 Comfort Pieces for Solo Flute, a collection of flute miniatures compiled by Laura Lentz during the Covid-19 pandemic. 100 percent of proceeds donated to the United Way Community Crisis Fund. Suggested donation: $12

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