This is surely a story worth telling but one that takes much more than the space on this site allows.
“A Story Worth Telling” is the title of my doctoral thesis, a thesis with quite a different method of both interrogating the research question (why do I compose?) and of presenting the findings. It’s certainly a doctoral thesis with a difference – a web site in fact!
To find out more – to investigate the question, the music (the scores and sketches and the sound files), or just generally take a peak at how a composer might approach composing click on the link to “A Story Worth Telling”