Espresso preludes

Composition Date: 2013
Duration: 00:19:45
Genre: Keyboard, Piano, One Keyboard, Two Hands


Instrumentation Set Number 1:
  • 1 x Piano
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Programme Note:
The more or less conventional, and somewhat jazzy Espresso Preludes were "improvised", for the most part, after draughts of espresso, the effects of a single shot lasting long enough to pretty much come up with the gist of one of these pieces. My daughter introduced me a few years ago to quality Sicilian espresso and its effects on the brain as regards concentration and focus. While Alban Berg could not imagine composing a note without a cigarette, I now often work while under the spell that caffeine produces!


  • Call Number:
  • MI 2110 S484es
  • Genre:
  • Keyboard, Piano, One Keyboard, Two Hands
  • Date of Acquisition:
  • August 6, 2013
  • Type:
  • Print-music, Published by CMC
  • Physical Description:
  • 1 score (45 p.) ;
    45 Pages
    Height: 28 cm
    Width: 22 cm
  • Additional Information:
  • Espresso Prelude No. 1
    Espresso Prelude No. 2
    Espresso Prelude No. 3
    Espresso Prelude No. 4
    Espresso Prelude No. 5
    Espresso Prelude No. 6 "Starry Night"
    Espresso Prelude No. 7
    Espresso Prelude No. 8 "Black Key"
    Espresso Prelude No. 9
    Espresso Prelude No. 10
    Espresso Prelude No. 11 for Anya
    Espresso Prelude No. 12 in modo rapsodico
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