PIANO SONATA No. 1

Solo Piano, 7 min

Commissioned by world renown conductor and pianist, John Covelli, this piece was largely an introduction to the form for me. In exploring it, I tried to distill every element down to it’s most basic function (introduction, A theme, B theme, development, recapitulation and finale). How much information could I cram into the shortest amount of time without sacrificing any of the sonata form? The end result is a 7 minute musical adventure, based on a four-note motif, full of engaging rhythm and rich counterpoint.

An excerpt of “Piano Sonata”, played by Jan DeAngelo – Forthcoming

Sheet music available in the store soon.

Pictured: John Covelli at the Piano