I’m re-posting this piece today to celebrate the end of Tripping Over You’s long hiatus. Welcome back Owenism and Suzana! Let the tripping commence!
This is one of the pieces in my list for publication this fall. I have to do a lot of clean-up on the music, and I have to re-format it for a different page size. On top of that, the pianists who gave the first performance remarked that in many places my enharmonic spelling of chords was suspect, so I have to go and figure that out too.
LOL, I was trolling the interwebs for articles about the history of homo-eroticism and the piano 4-hands medium, and I turned up a very long article that goes into it in a lot of detail. Here’s the link:
I’d suggest skipping to the first chapter, as the introduction is a bunch of musicological mumbo-jumbo that, while significant, isn’t very interesting unless you’re into that kind of thing.