horn, violin, cello, piano
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Comments: Performance set includes piano/score, horn, violin and cello parts.The composer says: "Scherzos was commissioned and first performed by the Atlanta Chamber
Players in 1993. Paula Peace is the artistic director of the Atlanta Chamber
Players, that city's oldest existing chamber music ensemble.
Four instruments horn, violin, cello and piano present three "scherzos"
three times. The scherzos (the terms is used very loosely here) are in turn
bright, pompous and romantic and are heard alternating in a single
movement. The resulting form could be considered variations on three
A B C A' B' C' A" B" C" coda
A motive whose first four pitches resemble the "dies irae" (no programmatic
significance) is the basis of the second (pompous) scherzo.
The coda grows out of the final presentation of the third (romantic)
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