Near where I live, there is a large stretch of preserved land, a natural park (Harriman State Park) belonging to the vast Appalachian range where small forest covered mountains are spangled with artificial or natural lakes. A road crosses the park from end to end, the Seven Lakes Drive. It winds through the hills, revealing views of the seven lakes one by one. Horn calls, sinuous melodies leading toward more stable and more harmonic soundscapes, lakes of music, all the same, all different.
Technically, the piece is based on the natural harmonic resonances of the horn and piano.
Portulan cycle for eight musicians