MUSIC/VIDEO: “Sonata for Piano & West Virginia, No. 1”


When West Virginia’s often dispiriting politics get me down, I tend to look up. Into blue skies. Into wind-rustled branches of the state’s endless trees. At hula hoop dancers at sunset on a steep-pitched mountain in the outback. Mixing homegrown images with homegrown music is a kind of knitting or quilt-making to me. We invite you to take five minutes from feeling harassed by the news or our own hectic heads for “Sonata for Piano & West Virginia No. 1,” by my new musical confabulation, The SCRIBBLERS. It offers another way of looking at West Virginia and those parts that remain uncorrupted, fresh, and true. ~ Douglas John Imbrogno


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Sonata for Piano and West Virginia, No. 1 | By The SCRIBBLERS | june2021


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