snapshot of score of Porterstraum


for piano

A silly little musical joke, originally written for the 80th birthday of a family friend. He liked romantic piano music and was also very fond of the jazz standards, especially those of Cole Porter. It struck me that Porter’s Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye would be a good fit with Franz Liszt’s popular Liebestraum no.3 in A flat... so here it is.

Score extract (PDF)


Performances / broadcasts / ‘real’ recordings

Listen to MIDI version (2:23)