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Piano and string orchestra

August 9, 2009

Another amazing image by Trey

Another amazing image by Trey

Here’s a piece I recently recorded for Piano and string orchestra called Remember me this way [Audio http://radiomovies.files.wordpress.com/2009/08/14-the-tomb-of-glenn-gould.mp3]

If you’d like a copy click here for simple instructions!

I wanted to write something optimistic and melancholy at the same time – playful, but with an undercurrent of an elegy. Not sure if I got there!

I heard a lovely eulogy the other day, where someone I’d been very fortunate to know was described as ‘a man with no corners’. What a great way to be remembered!

0 comments on “Piano and string orchestra

  1. Kristen on

    I think you accomplished what you set out to do with the melody. It’s a very free flowing song with just a hint of elegy, just enough to be noticed.

    I really enjoyed it. Great job!

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  2. Molly on

    Love the rhythmic energy! 7/8 is a great meter when used well. Mixing a melodic strain in the high strings with the layers of rapid piano ostinatos while the low strings give it an almost ominous undercurrent…. Really enchanting. I didn’t want it to end.
    Can I have a copy? 😀

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  3. Autumn on

    This is exquisite! I think you’ve captured your goal rather well. Like Molly, I didn’t want it to end; it had an internal perpetual motion impulse, without being repetitive.

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