La valse de la lune (single)
2021 / Saturnia
Review by Kathy Parsons
"La valse de la lune" is a beautiful solo piano waltz by Saturnia, a collaboration with pianist/composers Shoshana Michel and Ada De Antonio. I find their composing process fascinating, as they take turns working on their pieces until they're both happy with them and call them finished. "La valse de la lune" is a minor key waltz tinged with a melancholy bittersweetness that is both dreamy and very expressive. I'm very familiar with Shoshana Michel's music, but not her composing partner's and am very much looking forward to hearing more of their music.
The single is available from Amazon, Apple Music/iTunes and streaming sites like Spotify.
For a fellow pianists, sheet music for "La valse de la lune" is available to download from www.ShoshanaMusic.com. It is beautifully notated and I would rate it at an intermediate level (4). It's in the key of C minor (3 flats), has very straight-forward timing, no big stretches, and is fun to play!
October 15, 2021