A commission through the Anthony P. Checchia Composers Project of the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society, each of the diverse Pieces of Eight has a personal background, as explained by the composer. Pieces range in subject matter from a memoriam to the sheer joy of pianistic playfulness. For advanced pianists. -the publisher
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21st century (2013). Chinese composer Chen Yi. The ancient bamboo dance of southern China features dancers in conjunction with rhythmic clapping of bamboo. Chen uses this pulsating vision behind her depiction of the celebratory dance, with a descending 7th motive from a Li folk song of Hainan Island. For advanced pianists. Dur.: 2' -the publisher
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This collection successfully captures the spirit of each month's evocative title. Fanfare has called this "uncommonly attractive music" and American Record Guide has called them "especially pleasing for its variety of piano textures and evocative moods."Medium difficulty.
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The 16 compositions are in fact the novel result of a dynamic process of mutual inspiration between the composer and a publishing-house staff member, initiated by their shared pleasure in punning on the English names of flowers. In captivating music pieces Luis Zett conveys the wordplay of titles evolving during the fun, such as "Busy Lizzy & Lazy Daisy" or "Jolly Holly." When taking the volume in hand, be prepared to transform the piano miraculously into a blossoming garden! -the publisher