Italian Dreams

Film Music
Duration: 10 minutes

Program Notes:

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