Simon Rackham | Slow Movements (in Memory of Jack Pearl)

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Slow Movements (in Memory of Jack Pearl)

by Simon Rackham

Eight melancholy piano pieces dedicated to my grandfather Jack Pearl.
Genre: Classical: Minimalism
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1. Slow Movements: I.
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2. Slow Movements: II.
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3. Slow Movements: III.
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4. Slow Movements: IV.
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5. Slow Movements: V.
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6. Slow Movements: VI.
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7. Slow Movements: VII.
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8. Slow Movements: VIII.
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


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‘Slow Movements’ was composed in 2010 on hearing the news of my grandfather Jack Pearl’s illness and subsequent death. He was a passionate music lover, especially fond of Beethoven and Schubert. At that time I listened to quite a bit of their music, mainly the recordings of Alfred Brendel, who was another favourite of my grandfather. In everything I listened to, the slow movements seemed the most poignant, so I decided to write a series of slow movements dedicated to him, to try and capture the sense of melancholy associated with such events. The eighth movement was played at the funeral.


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