Eternally Starlit Sandstone

“Eternally Starlit Sandstone” W. Zeitler [Piano] “Eternally Starlit Sandstone” is a piece which Don Dudley commissioned me to write as a present for his wife Earleen’s 60th birthday. The title refers to a particularly magical trip they took by train through the desert – a mood which the piece tries to reflect. In previous Music…

Nearer, Still Nearer

Improvisation on “The King of Love My Shepherd Is” “Praise My Soul, the King of Heaven” Improvisation Lelia (Mrs. C.H.) Morris (1862-1929) was born in Pennsville, Morgan County, Ohio. When her family moved to Malta on the Muskingum River she and her sister and mother had a millinery shop in McConnelsville. She and her husband…

Granados

Andantino, quasi Allegretto        Enrique Granados (1867-1916) “Spirit of the Living God” Improvisation Granados was delighted to come to New York to see his opera Goyescas at the Metropolitan, but it was done so poorly that it gave him more pain than pleasure. He was, however, quite happy with the money he received…