REMBERING AL: Idumea Variations (2007) Op. 91

Opus number: 91

Title: Remebering Al: Idumea Variations

Instrumentation:solo piano

Date written: Summer 2007

Length: three and a half minutes

Premiere performance: October 19, 2007, Memorial Church at Harvard University; Larry Bell-pianist.

Important subsequent performances: January 20, 2008, Williams Hall at New England Conservatory.

Program notes: Remembering Al was written in the summer of 2007 after the death of our close friend Alfred D. Chandler, Jr., the Pulitzer-Prize winning historian married to the artist Fay Chandler. I played it at Al’s memorial service, October 19, 2007, held in Memorial Church at Harvard University. Unchanging Love , for brass quintet and organ, was played at the same service.
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