"wine-dark sea" for bass clarinet & marimba. Written by Lucy McKnight for Transient Canvas. The first movement "wail" was written for the 2017 Alba Music Festival Composition Program. The second movement "whelm" was added in 2018. This performance was recorded live on June 3, 2018 as part of TC's first annual Composition Fellowship Concert at First Church in Boston.
 
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LUCY MCKNIGHT studies composition with Andrew Norman and Ted Hearne at USC Thornton School of Music, but studied at Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, Finland in spring of 2018. In 2017, McNight’s choral piece Wir Judenwas performed by the Los Angeles Master Chorale at Walt Disney Concert Hall, and she was Young Composer in Residence for Sunset ChamberFest. Transient Canvas, a bass clarinet and marimba duo, performed her wine-dark sea at the First Church of Boston in June 3, 2018. When not composing and studying, McNight enjoys hanging out with her cats Kaija and Arvo, and swimming in the ocean.