Further musical thought

Studies and Inventions: Book II


No. 8: Scherzo

No. 9: French Moment

No. 10: Something Jazzy

No. 11: Motorhythm

No. 12: Tango

No. 13: Slate Grey Skies

No. 14: Syncopated Rhythm

No. 15


And, of course, here is the score.


Lately I've also begun recording some of the piano pieces and shooting videos to accompany them.



Some Thoughts:

The pieces in this book serve as style studies. The forms are mostly relatively simple binary and ternary forms, but each explores a slightly different stylistic idea. Studies eleven, twelve, and fifteen are computer renderings. The remainder are my own performances.