Poems for Piano, Opus 14

(In Three Volumes) - Vol. Iii

Vincent Persichetti

Text by
Leonie Adams
John Trumbull
Amy Lowell
Walter Prude
Hart Crane
Solo Part
Performing Ensemble: Piano Unaccompanied
Item Number: 460-00071
Number of Pages: 24
Publisher: Theodore Presser Company
Print Status: In Print


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The third and final volume of short pieces inspired by poetic images, from one of America's most admired and influential composers. Though technically and harmonically challenging, these pieces should not be overlooked by amateurs in search of modern material or teachers who want to freshen their outlook and remain in touch with the wellsprings of contemporary musical thought. For colleges, conservatories, all skilled pianists. Midum difficult.

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Rear its frondings sighing in aetherial folds
Listen! Can you hear the antic melody of fear those two anxious feet are playing?
Puffed out and marching upon a blue sky
And hung like those top jewels of the night
Each gay dance shall lend a hand