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Pianist Laura Leon

PRESENTS II by Peter Schickele

PRESENTS II by Peter Schickele

released 2009

Peter Schickele's PRESENTS II had its world premiere on April 13, 2008 at Laura's recital "American Images from the Piano: Neo-Classic to Nature 1947-2008 at Yamaha's Piano Salon in NY. Mr. Schickele describes the work as "an open-ended collection of small pieces written over the years as gifts for various people-some close, some met only once-who have been a part of my life...PRESENTS II is a sort of piano diary, and the pages, I suspect, are not all filled yet." Mr. Schickele gave Laura the manuscript during the summer of 2007; a collection of seven pieces, PRESENTS II was published following the premiere.

A Small Peal
Larry Widdoes' Nothing
Wedding Present
Thank You Piece

updated: 8 years ago