Prelude de la Nuit

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Prelude de la Nuit was written fro my 3rd year university folio. It is designed to evoke the atmosphere of the night. It is unfortunate that the midi playback does not do it justice in any way. As a piano piece, it is great fun to play. One of the main features of this piece is the use of resonant frequencies in the piano and harmonics (this is why playback is so useless). The pianist need large hands to cope with the 10th and part writing of the middle section. The prelude is monothematic with development of the single motif. The piece would suit a college or University recital. (contact me for a recording)

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Year of composition
Difficult (Grades 7+)
6 minutes
Solo instrument (Piano)
Modern classical music
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