BALLADE

 

for piano

 

duration: 9 mins

I spent a good deal of my teenage years listening to and playing Chopin. Even though he had lived more than a hundred years before my birth I was not engaged with his music out of historical interest -  it was very much a contemporary experience. As such, it seemed very natural for me to want to compose a number of piano pieces very much in the Chopin tradition. What better place to start than:

sheet music