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sonate rouge

Year of composition
Difficult (Grades 7+)
13 minutes
Classical music
Solo instrument
Instrumental parts
Not available

This sonata works primarily with ideas of time, juxtaposing beat feelings, tempi, and rhythmic figures to tell its story. I have published some of the material in other forms, but the unification into a four-movement piece brings some significant changes, and puts the movements in a different light. It is dedicated to my cherished friend Stephanie Warr-King, whose serene generosity and compassion are a beacon in my life.

Substantial Revision, II/4/06 [notation repairs, II/5] Substantial Revision, II/22/06: entirely new third movement Minor Revision, III/16-18/06: following Pat Ross-Ross's excellent advice, and simplified the rhythmic notation; some minor changes in notes and phrases

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