From the Publisher
Completed in 1961, Alwyn's first major piece for piano solo after the 12 Preludes of 1959. In between these years Alwyn had suffered a nervous breakdown and, for a while, had lost the ability to compose. He was nursed back to health by his second wife, Mary (professional name - Doreen Carwithen) to whom the work is dedicated. The work consists of three contrasting movements. Duration 15 minutes.
Performance duration (approx): 15'00
- Allegro Appassionata
- The Devil's Reel