A work for sinfonietta, the music lurches between morose, dueling violins, slapstick tuttis, and heartbroken loveletters, played by solo strings.
For picc, flute, cl, bs. cl, french horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba, 2 percussion, piano, single strings. 15′ Recorded by Speculum Musicae on CRI, now available from New World Records. Performed in New York City by Speculum Musicae, at the Tanglewood Music Festival, Boston Pro Arte Orchestra, San Francisco New Music Ensemble and Oberlin. 1982