Foray Eye

Year of composition
Difficult (Grades 7+)
5 minutes
Modern classical music
Solo instrument (Piano)
Instrumental parts
Not available
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This piece uses approximately equal amounts of serial and non serial technique. It is written for left hand solo, It is rather demanding, and requires quite good pedal technique. Parts of it are derived from Six Miniatures and Five miniatures. This was composed for a friend who had a problem with his right arm and for some years and could only perform left handed works. This is my first left hand work. I have another taking shape, for this same person. As in most of my works, expression markings are minimal. I find that I rarely play a piece with the same expression and dynamics as before, and I don't expect another performer to do so. A new mp3, from a live recording, by J.P. in London was added 07 Dec 05. Thanks, J.P. for bringing this to life!

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