Margaret Brandman composed this piece specifically for inclusion in a program of her original works that she performed at the World Forum concert, held at Oxford University (UK) in August 2012.
This review captures the flavor of the piece... 'My husband and I really enjoyed listening to the piece. We found it colorful and impressionistic with rich contemporary harmonies and rhythms. I particularly liked how the use of the wide range of the piano and the dynamics created a such a rich sound and relaxing and philosophical mood. It was both peaceful and calm and yet beautifully emotional. Svetlana P.
Dr Adrienne Wiley, Professor of Piano and performer from Central Michigan University USA writes: I just received this piece and listened right away! It is awesome! Such beautiful, pianistic, sensitive writing! I am so very, very grateful to hear such quality music! Thank you for sending this to me. You have a devoted listener, musician/pianist and fan of your music and writing!
The autumn scene on the CD cover is by Australian artist Ivan Goodacre. (Used by kind permission) The sheet music of this piece is published by Furore Music in Germany and available from the composer's website.