for Two Pianos and Orchestra

Ellen Taaffe Zwilich

Duration: 18:00
Publisher: Merion Music, Inc.
Print Status: Rental

Additional Information

Commission Commissioned by the National Museum of Women in the Arts for the opening of the permanent building in Washington, D.C.
Composition Date 1986
Orchestration 2Pno. soli; 2 2 2 2 - 2 1 1 1; Perc. Str.
Premiere March 28, 1987. Leanne Rees and Stephanie Stoyanoff, Pianos, National Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Fabio Mechetti.


I. Opening (to Alice Bailly’s “Self-Portrait 1917”)
II. “La Poupée Abandonné” by Suzanne Valadon
III. “Iris, Tulips, Jonquils & Crocuses” by Alma Thomas
IV. “Bacchus #3” by Elaine De Kooning
V. “Spiritualist” by Helen Frankenthaler

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