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Morning Music

For Piano, Four Hands

By Peter Schickele

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For Piano, Four Hands. Composed by Peter Schickele. Premiered at University of Western Ontario; Peter Schickele and Jack Behrens pianists. Performance score. With Standard notation. 32 pages. Duration 11 minutes. Theodore Presser Company #460-00097. Published by Theodore Presser Company (PR.460000970).

Item Number: PR.460000970

ISBN 1598062581.

Morning Music, a new work for piano, four hands by Peter Schickele, is written to be played at sunrise, in the manner of an Indian raga, though its musical style bears no resemblance to the raga itself. Schickele describes this work as "a string of beads; each bead is a concentrated, somewhat static musical section. One of these sections is fast and driving, another is languid, others flow in a songlike manner, but they all have a rather hypnotic quality... "This piece was not commissioned; it simply wanted to be written. It was first performed by Jack Behrens and the composer on February 6, 1983 at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario." For advanced players. Duration: 11'.

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