Early in his career, Felciano's wife, Rita insisted that he write for at least an hour after every meal. If nothing came of it, an hour was enough. If the muse struck, he had to keep at it. This piece emerged from one such session.
"...close, hushed and haunted, is full of beauty, the clarinet sounding lonesome against chords in the piano which become a kind of refrain. The work does not so much end as fade away, and it leaves you wanting to hear more of Richard Felciano."
—Glackion, Sacramento Bee
" ...tightly organized ...interesting and challenging ...a composer who is quite concerned with communicating his intent accurately to performers ...a wide range of articulation, musical subtleties, dynamic contrasts, and imagination... "
—Notes, Journal of the Music Library Association