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In a Redwood Forest

Year of composition
Difficult (Grades 7+)
4 minutes
Duet (Piano)
Instrumental parts
Not available

This idea has been rattling around my skull for a long time, but I could not find a way for a pianist to cope with it. So the simple solution, slow in appearing, was to write it for two pianos. So here it is, with 2 GPO Steinways. My thanks to Sophie Whatley, whose recent 2 piano work provided the idea of scoring it for two pianos. It is not a concerto or any kind of contrast or contest between two pianos. The sonorities simply could not be produced by one piano.

In a Redwood Forest http://my.opera.com/rwayland/homes/files/In%20a%20Redwood%20Forest.mp3

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