Sy Brandon

 

piano music of Sy Brandon
Little Suite - This tonal composition contains five short movements. All the movements have regular phrasing and they emphasize independence between the two hands both with counterpoint and articulation. The movements are: "Little Serenade," "Little Waltz," "Little Dance," "Little Lullaby" and "Little March." Easy Intermediate

$8.00

Aurora - Aurora was composed for Cristian Pastorello, Assistant Professor of Music at Aurora University. The name of the university where Dr. Pastorello teaches was the inspiration for this composition. Further research into the meaning and mythology surrounding Aurora gave rise to the individual movements. I. Goddess of Dawn II. Ravens - Spirit Guides III. Sister of the Sun and Moon IV. Celestial Battle Between Good and Evil. Advanced

$15.00

Phantasie on Singaporean Folk Songs - This composition is in a Neo-Romantic style that has a romantic sentiment with some 21st Century language. The first movement is based on the folk song "Munnaeru Vaalibaa". It begins with a slow introduction and proceeds to a fast section in sonata form. The second movement is lyrical and is based on "Di Tanjung Katong". The meter is changed from 4/4 to 7/8 and the movement is in ABA form. The last movement is a set of transformations built on "Chan Mali Chan". It is the most technical and exciting of the three movements. Advanced

$8.00

Sonatina for Piano - This composition received a performance award in the 2000 Delius Composition Contest. It is in three movements and explores the lyrical and technical aspects of the piano within a modal harmonic language. Advanced

$10.00

Time Travel Phantasie - This composition was commissioned by May Phang. It was premiered at the 2013 Greencastle Summer Music Festival. Time Travel Phantasie is based on Mark Twain’s “A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court” where a 19th century mechanic from Hartford Connecticut travels back to 6th century England. It has five sections that are all connected; Prologue, The Eclipse, The Holy Fountain, Sir Launcelot and the Knights to the Rescue, and Postlude. Advanced

$8.00

Pinocchio Portraits for Piano Four Hands and Narrator - Eleven descriptive pieces of characters and places in the Pinocchio story cast in a tonal style. Contains narration and demonstrations so that it can be used in an educational concert or it can be performed just as an eleven movement composition. Advanced Intermediate

$15.00

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