Song For Lucy, a Trio for Viola, Piano & Double Bass

John Laurence

A trio for viola, piano and double bass, the three movements being an Andante Moderato in 4/4 and C (Dorian), an Adagio in 3/4 and C (Phrygian), and an Andante in 4/4 and C major. Using the modes of C major, the first and second trio movements may seem to be in the keys of D minor and E minor, but they are not, since only the 'white keys' are used, there are no sharps or flats anywhere. The trio is available as an MP3 download, via streaming sites and on CD. The release includes a bonus track: an etude for organ, on which the final movement of the trio was based.

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