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Six postcard pieces

Sheet Music: Score

Six postcard pieces : for solo piano / David Lumsdaine

by David Lumsdaine (1994)

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  • Library Availability: 786.2/LUM 2 — Available for loan
  • Instrumentation: Piano.
  • Audio Sample

    Performance by Mark Knoop from the CD Complete music for solo piano


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For me, there are few more extraordinary pieces of music than Beethoven's last set of Bagatelles: resonance, wit, compassion, and an extraordinary sense of irony - and imagery that goes straight to the point. (It takes a most extraordinary musician to play them, too). It has been a lifelong ambition of this composer to create resonance, rather than more crotchets, and these postcard pieces are essays on the way to that goal.

There is also this reward for the listener - you don't have to be told how to listen to these pieces. By the time you've read the programme note, they're finished…

— David Lumsdaine

Published by: University of York Music Press [M570200351] — 1 score (6p. -- A4 (portrait))

Difficulty: Advanced

Duration: 4 mins, 40 sec.

Contents note:

Ouverture -- March -- Rhapsody -- Nocturne -- Sonata -- Toccata.

Dedication note: To Tony Gilbert with affection and admiration.

Commissioned by Tall Poppies for performance by Ian Munro.

Typeset edition.

ISMN: M-57020-035-1

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