Journey for solo piano (2015-17) is based on a single, underlying melodic and harmonic idea – centered on the musical interval of a minor third – that is heard in its most stark form in the first movement, “Soul.” This idea is the essence of the piece; it exists at all moments in the music. The idea represents an individual, who, over the course of the piece, endures an emotional and spiritual journey through life experiences that are suggested by each movement’s title. The musical variations from one movement to the next reflect how the individual is transformed by moments of loss, fear, remorse, awe, joy, and love – some profound and some fleeting. Journey was composed for pianist Jeri-Mae G. Astolfi.
Movements: I. Soul II. Lament III. Revelation IV. Vexed V. Regret VI. Obsession VII. Manic VIII. Conviction IX. Metamorphosis X. Grit XI. Transcend
Recording included on this album
$25.00 USD - one score formatted for 11x14" (PDF)
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