MCX54 Score and 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 charming work
The Canzone looks back to the Italian genre of a work of lyrical expression, and also to the contrapuntal canzona of the late Renaissance with its imitative writing, but within the context of contemporary harmonies and meter changes. Despite its brevity, the Canzone is a charming work.
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