Sunday, March 31, 2013

Five things you probably didn't know about the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

The concert recording of Shadow Etchings is now available to listen here or on Soundcloud!

Original Post:
Tuesday, April 2nd 2013 will hear the premier of my orchestral piece Shadow Etchings by the BYU Symphony Orchestra. The work is inspired by photographs of 'atomic shadows' taken after the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and  Nagasaki. These photographs portray residual shadows from the silhouettes of various objects vaporized by the flash of the explosion. Here is an example that I an pretty sure is legitimate: