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Richard Lane (1933-2004)
On September 3, 2004, a police patrol intercepted a convertible Ford Mustang that was zigzagging out of control.
Richard Lane had just left Cape Cod, where he spent his summers composing, and suffered a stroke while driving back to his home in Paterson, New Jersey. He was urgently taken to Newark University Hospital, but nine days later, he passed away, leaving behind a rich legacy of over 500...
The work is in a romantic style, exploring the lyrical quality of the solo instrument. The melodic material is laced with lush sonorities which, in their ebb and flow create an arc. After a brief cadenza, the piece recaptures the thematic material from the beginning of the piece and fades into silence
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