Two Pianos, 3 Movements (1993, minor revisions later) ca. 13’
Premiered by Amy & Sara Hamann at the University of Minnesota.
Written as a memorial for my mother, Constance Mary Barrett, who had recently died from lung cancer three months shy of her fiftieth birthday. The sonata takes its title from a poem by Dylan Thomas. Do Not Go Gentle Sonata was premiered by Amy and Sara Hamann on November 15, 1993 at Ferguson Recital Hall in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Winner of an ASCAP Grant to Young Composers in 1994.