Three Gymn O’Paddies (2000-2001)

for solo guitar.

Duration: 9 mins.

Premiered by Dave Flynn, April 2002. St. Ann’s Church, Dublin. Published by Mel Bay in Dave Flynn’s Complete Works for Solo Guitar.

Programme Note

These pieces are inspired by Erik Satie, a composer I highly admire. Each piece has roughly the same form as Satie’s 3 Gymnopedies. The punning title of my pieces betrays the Irish character found in the melodies.