Part 2 of the "Insect Kingdom Suite," The Butterfly Princess is also programmatic, but has an unusual sound; I used the Chinese modal pentatonic system to write this piece to convey a distinctly "Asian" flavor.  You can hear a single butterfly in the beginning of the piece, but it eventually flies into a field of flowers and is joined by clouds of butterflies.  The butterfly flies off on its own again and finally settles down on a flower.


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  1. Clare Barloon said the following on Mar 18, 05:20 PM — #

    I like it very much! And it does remmind me of a butterfly. It’s a lovely song. :)