Compositions and Recordings

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Improvisation on the High Line

“Improvisation on the High Line,” an original piece composed for the iOS app version of On the High Line by Annik LaFarge. Click here to watch a short video of a ballet class in Illinois dancing to the Improvisation.


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Moments Musical

“Moments musical” by Franz Schubert, Opus 94, No. 2, to accompany the short video “The West Side Cowboy and the High Line”


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Fantasie In C Major, op. 17

Live performance of Robert Schumann’s Fantasie in C Major, Op. 17 (1st movement), recorded at the Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico in 1982  


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Mozart Concerto in C Major, no. 21 K. 467

Second movement (Andante). Recorded at the Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico as part of the concert series “Música a tu Alcance” in 2002. With musicians from the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra. Conductor, Rafael Enrique Irizarry. 

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Excerpt from Saint-Saens, Carnival of the Animals

Recorded at East Stroudsberg University, PA, with the Montclair Chamber Ensemble, 2001. Conductor, Oscar Ravina. 2nd Pianist, Robert Miller. Narrated by Tery L. Flatt.

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Photo credits: 

Top, image of the High Line: photo by Annik LaFarge
Second, cowboy: still clip from video, © Getty Images
Third & Fourth: photo by Victor Dizon



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