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Midnight Express

By Christopher Fisher

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Piano - Early Intermediate
Composed by Christopher Fisher. Piano Solo; Solo. Signature Series. Recital. Sheet. 4 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.31957).

Item Number: AP.31957


This toccata-like solo is marked presto and literally seems to speed through the night. In C minor and 4/4 meter, it features ostinatos in the left-hand accompaniment and in the right-hand melody. In A-B-A form, harmonic fourths used in the B section imitate the mournful sound of the train whistle. The entire piece begins quietly, builds to forte, then fades quietly at the end.