Nine very short piano pieces written in 1999 and 2000 inspired by nine bird prints of crows by Frank Boyden. The shortest piece is eleven measures, the longest 38. Includes music and bird prints in side-by-side format. Pieces (dynamic markings for each) are: Bold and bright; Light and smooth, with gentle accentuation; Implacable; Dignified; Quasi alla marcia; Preparing for a long flight; Ferociously; Stately, sustained and Simply, very strong and forceful, yet lyrical.
- BOLD AND BRIGHT
- LIGHT AND SMOOTH, WITH GENTLE ACCENTUATION
- QUASI ALLA MARCIA
- PREPARING FOR A LONG FLIGHT
- STATELY, SUSTAINED
- SIMPLY, VERY STRONG AND FORCEFUL, YET LYRICAL