7 minutes. Inspired by and composed for the comfort of a friend whose elderly mother had just died.
REVIEW: “Once again, a mere 99 cents gets you the latest piano piece, ‘Melancholic Hope,’ from the founder of RE/Search Publications. Composed for a friend whose mother had just passed away, these seven minutes from V. Vale are what I’d want to hear should heaven ever allow me entry. (Photo : Wikimedia Commons)” from URL: http://www.classicalite.com/articles/5823/20140206/links-v-vales-melancholic-hope-commissioned-by-the-bar-greatest-jazz-films-ever-when-philip-glass-met-ravi-shankar-at-the-ballet.htm