Brown, Party of Two

flute, toy accordions, coffee grinder, salad bowl, and viola (1999)

(excerpt) Movement 2. Coffee
Elizabeth Brown, flute (left hand) and coffee grinder (right hand); Betty Hauck, viola

duration: 8:35

program note

1. Ladle

2. Coffee

3. Salad Waltz

4. The Kitchen at 4 a.m.

5. A Modern Recipe

Brown, Party of Two was written for violist Betty Hauck. Its slightly bizarre sense of humor is characteristic of our escapades together through many years of friendship.