MCX52b Score and solo parts
MCX52c Orchestra parts
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...
A wonderful, one-movement Serenade
Richard Lane's melodic gifts, his fresh harmonies and hard-to-describe "American" sounds are evident in this charming work. He uses idiomatic double stops on the viola d'amore very successfully and with the strings playing "con sordino," the overall sounds are gentle and accessible ones. Myron Rosenblum
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