Composer Steven Mackey discusses a particularly emotional moment in his orchestral piece Beautiful Passing, written for his mother's passing, that always moves him.
Part of our "This is the Moment" series on YouTube, videos that explore defining moments in composers' careers.
Beautiful Passing for violin and orchestra
Composed by Steven Mackey
Performed by Anthony Marwood, violin, with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and David Robertson
Courtesy of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra
Film produced by Jesse Yang
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