Category: solo instrumental

Starting to get caught up on the backlog

With the post, Working Musician During a Pandemic, I said that I would be posting tracks from my music director job as they occur (typically, that’s 3 a week) plus one a day on the other days until I’m caught up on all the… Continue Reading “Starting to get caught up on the backlog”

LYRIC RAGS — a sonata for violin and piano

LYRIC RAGS — a sonata for violin and piano Mov 1 – City Nights Mov 2 – Silent Waltz Mov 3 – Sky Highway Composed in 1975, the 3rd movement is my favorite of the three, but I’m also fond of the 2nd movement.… Continue Reading “LYRIC RAGS — a sonata for violin and piano”

A More Prodigious Tulip for cello and piano

This was composed in 1972. It has had several versions. This is the most recent. It is a series of variations (“strophes”) on an abstract Schenkerian melodic skeleton, embellished over the course of the variations as one might embellish a raga. Unlike a raga… Continue Reading “A More Prodigious Tulip for cello and piano”

Festival Prelude for Piccolo Trumpet and Organ

Here’s an old piece of mine: Festival Prelude for Piccolo Trumpet and Organ: https://soundcloud.com/hilton-kean-jones/sets/festival-prelude-for-piccolo-trumpet-organ. I don’t think I’m allowed to say who the trumpet player is because this wasn’t done for publication, just a demo. But, he’s the trumpet player for whom I wrote… Continue Reading “Festival Prelude for Piccolo Trumpet and Organ”

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