Waltz Fantasy Op. 87
- Seventh Species Publications
Without missing a beat, the concert rolled on with Gary Noland's Schmaltz Fantasy (sorry, that's Waltz Fantasy). Like an Andreacute; Rieu opium dream, Noland's waltz slowly emerged from a morass of sound, solidified into a lush, decadent, Viennese waltz before dissolving and reforming again and again. Like Bernstein, Noland made great use of the familiar, in this case the easily recognized waltz form, but made it personal, unique Aaron Berenbach, Northwest Reverb, March 16th, 2009 (review of Cascadia Composers NACUSA inaugural concert at the Old Church, Portland, Oregon).