Tuesday, April 3, 2012

William Duckworth has written a piano concerto

Exciting news from one of my favorite composers, William Duckworth. Pianist Bruce Brubaker  persuaded Duckworth to compose a piano concerto, and Duckworth has finished the project.

Duckworth reports that "Big Piano" has seven movements and is 24 minutes long. No word yet on performances or a recording. More here.

Some of Duckworth's best pieces are for the piano (including, obviously, the "Time Curve Preludes," which have been recorded by Brubaker, Andy Lee and Neely Bruce) so I eagerly look forward to hearing the concerto.

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