Starry night
piano solo

Colin Mack
Colin Mack
Composition Date: 1995
Revision Date: 2007
Duration: 00:12:00
Genre: Keyboard, Piano, One Keyboard, Two Hands


Instrumentation Set Number 1:
  • 1 x Piano
Programme Note:
Starry Night (1995/2007)

Starry Night is a piano work in twelve sections, each named for a sign of the zodiac. Begun in 1985, the first two signs were performed for composer Serge Garant, Mack’s doctoral supervisor at the Université de Montreal. Noticeably impressed, Garant—to whom the complete set is dedicated—confessed to being unaware of its twelve-tone dimension. The incident inspired great hope for a creative alliance, but was quashed by Garant’s sudden death that same year. Starry Night would not be completed for another nine years, reflecting a cycle of personal upheaval and reintegration.

Commissioned by: Espace Musique Concert Society

Premiere Information:
04/08/2009 St. Brigid's Centre for the Arts and Humanities Ottawa, Canada Michelle Schumann Ottawa International Chamber Music Festival


  • Call Number:
  • MI 2110 M153st
  • Genre:
  • Keyboard, Piano, One Keyboard, Two Hands
  • Date of Acquisition:
  • October 5, 2009
  • Type:
  • Print-music, Published by CMC
  • Physical Description:
  • 1 score (14 p.) ; 28 cm.
    14 Pages
    Height: 28 cm
    Width: 22 cm
  • Additional Information:
  • piano solo
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