Programme Notes – Serenade for Spring

Commissioned by the Hampstead and Highgate Festival Ltd with Funding from the John S Cohen Foundation

Dedicated to my Parents

Duration 14 Minutes

  • Moderate speed – a sort of sleigh ride through melting snow
  • A miniature flute concertino – idyllic until just before the close
  • A dazzlingly bright May morning, leading by way of a memory of the sleigh ride to:
  • Twilight Romanza for strings only, leading to:
  • A summing up of events with apologies to the violas.