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Described by the composer as a “quiet scherzo,” Miller’s original composition Fireflies first appeared on a recording with pieces for organ and percussion — in that way serving as a solo intermezzo between more boisterous ensemble pieces. Utilizing the high flute stops, recognizable motives playfully move in and out of different modal scales, blending into an overall impressionistic harmony.

Described by the composer as a “quiet scherzo,” Miller’s original composition Fireflies first appeared on a recording with pieces for organ and percussion — in that way serving as a solo intermezzo between more boisterous ensemble pieces. Utilizing the high flute stops, recognizable motives playfully move in and out of different modal scales, blending into an overall impressionistic harmony.