A Window Always Open on the Sea

Date: 1990

Instrumentation: cello, percussion, piano

Commission: Aequalis

Dedication: for my father

Premiere: Aequalis. Fromm Series at Harvard University. 1/27/91

Duration: 18′

Publication: American Composers Alliance

Recording: New World Records 80559-2

Reviews: “an attractive and delicately wrought piece…” Scott Cantrell. The Kansas City Star. 11/11/91

“a grippingly emotional and elegantly crafted work…” Willa J. Conrad. The Toledo Blade. 10/7/91

“even its more angular and formally organized materials were deeply emotional.” Allan Kozinn. New York Times. 11/30/91

“the individual sections are dexterously written and often eloquent.” Joshua Kosman. San Francisco Chronicle. 2/27/92

“an enchanting variety of textures…” Thomas May. The Washington Post. 11/16/96