Duration (in minutes): 10'30"
Difficulty: High (professional)
Publisher: American Composers Alliance
Publisher website: https://www.composers.com
Video Links: https://youtu.be/McWGmZTlpX4
Purchase score URL: https://composers.com/composers/marilyn-bliss/fantasies
Description: Fantasies for solo piano, written in 1977, is in three contrasting movements. The dramatic first movement is metrically free, with virtuosic cadenzas. The second is a night piece, and beneath its gentle mood lie hints of strangeness. The third movement pits three very different materials against each other—rapid runs, thickly textured chords, and a short, quirky motif, which compete for territory. "Fantasies" was performed at the Moscow Autumn Music Festival and recorded by Elena Ivanina on North-South Recordings 1017. "...A virtuosic, highly varied work, fantastic and wide-ranging...:"Records International".