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Lyric fantasy (piano with string orchestra)

by Margaret Brandman (1996)

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Performance by Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra, Petr Vronsky, Lucie Kauck√° from the CD Sensations

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Library shelf no. CD 707 [Available for loan]

Lyric fantasy


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Lyric fantasy : for piano and string orchestra / Margaret Brandman.

Library shelf no. 784.7262/BRA 2 [Not for loan]

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Work Overview

Lyric Fantasy is a work consisting of two contrasting, yet unified, movements linked by the intertwining of thematic material. The composer's aim in writing Lyric Fantasy was to write a contemporary yet easily accessible piece. Margaret Brandman believes there is too much tension in the world today, and therefore, music which makes the listener feel relaxed and happy is a good counter-balance to everyday stress. The two movements are in contrasting keys and moods, at times lyrical and flowing and at other moments more vigorous and dynamic.

Work Details

Year: 1996

Instrumentation: Piano, string orchestra.

Contents note: I. Alegretto -- II. Moderato.

Commission note: Commissioned by Selma Epstein.

First performance: by Colin Forbes, Musica da Camera Orchestra — Sep 99. Canberra


Program note: Margaret Brandman's "Lyric fantasy"
program note by the composer

Performances of this work

Sep 99: Canberra. Featuring Colin Forbes, Musica da Camera Orchestra.

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