Portraits I for piano
Duration (in minutes): 19'39;
Difficulty: High (professional)
Publisher: Hidden Oaks Music Co.
Score PDF: portraits_i_score_sample_pg._1-2-5.pdf
Text PDF: portraits_i_for_piano_notes-5.pdf
Description: Portraits I was commissioned by the Texas Music Teachers Association and was premiered by Roger Wright at the Texas Music Teachers Association State Convention in Austin, Texas, on June 13, 2000. Portraits I was the winning work of the Music Teachers National Association Composition Competition and Elisenda was given the 2001 Shepherd Distinguished Composer of the Year Award. Portraits I includes five pieces representing a range of emotions: passion, lyricism and tenderness in Image; playfulness, verve and mischievousness in Capriccio; yearning and anguish in Lament; contemplation and reflection in Intermezzo; and vitality, endurance and decisiveness in the Toccata.