Enter your username and password

Forgotten your username or password?

Your Shopping Cart

There are no items in your shopping cart.


Contrasts (solo piano)

by Betty Beath (1990)

Score Sample

View a sample of the score of this work

Audio Sample

Performance by Betty Beath from the CD River songs

Selected products featuring this work — Display all products (3 more)

Morning by an ocean


Add to cart


Morning by an ocean : music of Australian composers.

Library shelf no. CD 1204 [Available for loan]



Add to cart


Contrasts : piano solo / by Betty Beath.

Library shelf no. 786.2/BEA 1 [Available for loan]

Display all products featuring this work (3 more)  

Work Overview

During a visit to Brisbane in 1990 the American pianist Selma Epstein contacted me and invited me to write a short work which she proposed to include in recital programs she later gave in Europe and the USA. The specification was for a "short" piece and Contrasts was the result. It gives opportunity to the performer to make meaningful contrasts in dynamics, tone, tempo and touch while recognising the contour of phrasing.


Work Details

Year: 1990

Instrumentation: Piano.

Duration: 2 min.

Difficulty: Medium — AMEB grade 7th.

Dedication note: Dedicated to Selma Epstein

Commission note: Commissioned by Selma Epstein.

User reviews

Be the first to share your thoughts, opinions and insights about this work.

To post a comment please login.