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‘Phrygian D’

By Katie Vinterella

UGA Undergraduate Student

"I am a clarinetist, and I am playing a short piece that I wrote in the key of Phrygian D. To me, a modal key like Phrygian represents the essence of resilience. The music goes along smoothly, then suddenly a startling and uncomfortable note comes along. However, the music soon picks up and moves on, progressing to the end of the piece. "