Three Short Pieces for two horns
Three Short Pieces for two horns in F was composed in 1980 in New York City and slightly revised in 1996 in Cedar Falls, Iowa. The first of the three pieces is a Prelude, where the melodic lines of the two horns create a tapestry of lyrical counterpoint. Following this is a stately Dance which unfolds primarily as a canon between the two horns. The Fanfare that ends the suite provides a rhythmic and energetic contrast to the proceeding two movements.
Running ca. 6:00, these pieces were premiered by Tom Friedman and Nancy Chau-Huie Yang at the Mannes College of Music on 24 November 1980.
- 2 French horns
- Date completed:
- 1980; 1996
- ca. 5'
- International Horn Society
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