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Sirius Trilogy

Year of composition
Difficult (Grades 7+)
6 minutes
Solo instrument (Piano)
Instrumental parts
Not available

A day or two before the summer solstice, the idea for this burst upon me more or less full blown. But after writing, it required a devilish amount of effort and rewrites to make it work. The approaching solstice drew my attention to the approaching hot weather (not to my liking) and I was thus reminded of the ancient Egyptians association of Sirius with the summer heat. That is the only connection between this music and Egypt or Sirius.

July 5, 2005: New score. Better appearance – less clutter. Minor changes, plus revised ending.

Jun 3, 2009 Improved expression, dynamics, articulations.

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