Humoresque and Fugue in E minor - (2012)
falling half-step gesture, separated by octaves, states the motive for the
work. A lyrical bridge to contrast with the percussive motive stands between
fugue subject continues the motive's outline as seen in the last chords of
the humoresque. From D sharp to D, C sharp at the outset of the subject, and
C to B in a counter-statement, the notes' appearances elongate the basic
motive. The short fugue plays out, touching a number of tonal regions.
pages, circa 3' 15" - an MP3 demo is here:
is available as a free PDF download, though any major commercial
performance or recording of the work is prohibited without prior arrangement
with the composer. Click on the graphic below for this piano score.
Humoresque and Fugue in E minor