Normally, I'd let an old piece sit and forget it, moving forward in my writing. But I could hear something in this, something good that just needed more work. So, late last year I composed a proper B section for this piece and adapted it into a formal AABB song to meet the Celtic style. I then re-orchestrated the entire piece for winds and strings in a 14 piece ensemble with thematic variations. This eliminated the course required brass and percussion sections and allowed me to keep a traditional Irish feel and sound to the piece without distraction. This is the result of the rewrite:
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