Dedicated to Willem Boshoff
Publisher: Bardic Edition
Published in: Collected Shorter Piano Pieces Vol 2 (2015) – Bardic Edition BDE 954
First performance: Thursday 13 February 2014, 13h10; Fismer Hall, University of Stellenbosch Konservatorium, Neethling Street, Stellenbosch, South Africa; Michael Blake piano.
Fragments from an Italian Journey might have come from a miniature Lisztian excursion made in 2009, responding to the visual – Bernini’s classic sculpture in Rome, Giacomo Balla’s futurist painting in Venice, and the profusion of fountains at the Villa d’Este in Tivoli.