FADE (2003) - Dan Becker
for piano, flute, cello, vibraphone
Commissioned by Essential Music;
Premiered June, 2003 - Spoleto Festival, USA
Fade is a meditation, almost a lullaby, for my yet-to-be born daughter Eleanor, written in the spring of 2003, just a few months before her birth.
The piece wants to sing, but always hesitates and holds back, similar to the emotions regarding an adoption that could collapse at any moment…
Approx. Duration: 9'