Tuesday, January 01, 2008

A WINTER ALBUM is online

A WINTER ALBUM of small pieces for piano is now online here. It includes works by Dennis Báthory-Kitsz, Jon Brenner, Steed Cowart, Elaine Fine, Hauke Harder, Ben.Harper, Jeff Harrington, Aaron Hynds, Lloyd Rodgers, Jonathan Segel, and Charles Shere. A few more pieces have been promised and -- thanks to the magic of the internet -- may well still appear in the album.

4 comments:

Elaine Fine said...

And it is magic. Thanks for helping to make a feeling of musical community in the dead of winter (and it is cold, windy, and snowing out here in Illinois). I love the textural concept of your parlor piece with mittens, Daniel.

Thomas D said...

Rodgers' piece reminds me very strongly of the unmeasured preludes of Louis Couperin (written in pretty similar notation) ... perhaps one could ask if he knows them already.

Actually I would also like to ask him what the first word is - 'quietly'? And the first RH chor of the second line - B-F#?

And whether one could play it on harpsichord by holding down enough keys...

Anonymous said...

to thomas d. yes the word is "quietly", i might have been a little in a hurry and maybe a little tired when I scrawled it, the chord is B-F# and yes I am aware of the unmeasured prelude tradition and the obvious connections. it would be lovely on a harpsichord.
Lloyd Rodgers

Thomas D said...

Thanks - I think there are very few random coincidences in music.

The score isn't really unclear when you think about what could reasonably have been meant, but I wanted to check.