Carmine Red 745

Year of composition
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
8 minutes
Quartet (Keyboards)
Instrumental parts
Not available

It lay dormant for many years, in a little cardboard box in a drawer, unused. My father stored it away a long time ago. It is one of many little assorted inheritances, some useful, some not. I considered this little item should not be kept hidden away. Something like this will find a use, and I have now brought it to light, this little red pencil with the gold print: "Carmine Red 745". On the opposite side is imprinted and barely discernable: among other things, Made in USA. Quality Control NÂș 03683. Note concerning playability: The Harp is in practical terms only playable using a Chromatic configuration, and then quite agile changes are needed making it difficult and perhaps unplayable as written. Please listen to the MP3 for a more pleasant representation. Updated August 29, 2009.

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