Black, White and Blue I

In the spirit of the Italian Concerto

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In this set of three pieces I have given scope to my natural, jazz-inflected voice. Composition of the pieces was given impetus by my admiration for J.S. Bach’s Italian Concerto. However, other than the three-movement form (a slow aria framed by two faster ritornello based movements) the link remains tenuous. Bach wrote his Italian Concerto as a response to critics who said his music was overly serious.

The MP3 files are taken from recordings made by Kathy Gunn, a gifted professional musician active in the area of Sutton, Surrey.

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Year of composition
Difficult (Grades 7+)
3 minutes
Solo instrument (Piano)
Jazz music

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