- 6 min
- 22nd February 2024, Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, Costa Mesa, CA, United States of America
- 23rd February 2024, Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, Costa Mesa, CA, United States of America
Inspired by William Sharp’s poem of the same title, Griffes wrote that this piece “pictures a wonderful garden filled with gorgeous color, where a white peacock moves about slowly as the soul and breadth of all this beauty.” The music is intensely chromatic and marked by an impassioned Debussyan Impressionism.
The White Peacock
3 Tone-Pictures, Op. 5 (version for orchestra): The Vale of Dreams
The Pleasure Dome of Kubla Khan