Images of Trees
Each of the three movements is based on a photograph:
Image 1 - clefts and fissures of bark
Image 2 - winter branches
Image 3 - leaf.
Inflorescence is a series of flower studies, including silverweed and stonecrop, as well as thistle, dog daisy and selfheal, for saxophone and piano. These flowers are mentioned in the poem Crag Inspector by David Hart which provided the inspiration for the piece.