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Op. 17: 1 score (iv + 20 pages) ; includes table of contents and introduction
This set of five pieces was composed by and large during the summer of 2003 in a historic village of Gascony in the Midi-Pyrénées region of France and is based on impressions gathered during walks and rides taken in the magnificent hilly countryside. Each movement is also an essay on counterpoint as I see it broadly defined by Walter Piston in the introduction to his treaty entitled Counterpoint. The Fantasie's five contrasting parts allude to the well-established genres, and overall unity and contrast results from the odd 5-8 tempo used in several parts and from the sharp mood swings
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