Duration: 10 minutes
Italian Dreams was composed in 2006 to accompany Carrie Mae Weems’ video of the same name. Against a static backdrop of slowly changing timbres and harmonies, a dream state is created, interwoven with hints of Nino Rota’s film music to accompany the Felliniesque imagery of the video.
Premiere: May 29, 2006
American Academy in Rome
Commissioner/Collaborator: Carrie Mae Weems