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A suite of five short character pieces

Five short character pieces composed quickly in the fall of 2013. Bagatelles are an opportunity to visit one vivid music idea after the next, each for a short period of time. In this set, the first and fifth movements are new takes on two Baroque dances, serving as bookends to the more free-roaming middle movements that each revolve around certain musical gestures and types of motion.

 

I. Solemn
II. Wafting
III. Turbulent
IV. Beating
V. Ancient