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An evocative piece exploring resonances deep within the body of the piano

The word "quickening" dates from medieval times, referring to the first stirrings of a fetus within the womb, when it was believed to have come to life.

In this imaginative 4-minute piece for prepared piano, the performer creates the illusion that deep resonances are emanating from within the body of the piano, and that the performer and audience are witnessing these faint, distant murmurs.

Look Listen Instrumentation/Voicing Duration Level Item Price Quantity
Prepared piano solo - Piano Score
4'00" M SEA-046-00 $3.50
Sheet Music

Elizabeth Alexander ~ The College of Wooster (Wooster, OH)  * Premiere

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