Technically I am cheating today as I clearly did not take this photo and I can't possibly credit it, but I like it, so I'm using it. Happy Mother's Day, Mom!
Today is Mother's Day and with it must come the obligatory salute to not only my mother (Shelley Wintory), but also her mother (Dorothy Frankenfield). Both are lifelong proud Texans. As such, I brought back today my oft-explored counterpoint-driven piano miniatures. This time it's a series of variations on the "Yellow Rose of Texas." Both of them being lefties, it seemed similarly obligatory that the piano part be somewhat biased in that way ...