The late Patric Standford may have written these short pieces deliberately to provoke our feedback. If so, his success is reflected in the rich range of readers' comments appearing at the foot of most of the pages.
Greek-born composer Aphrodite Raickopoulou studied piano and composition at the Royal Academy of Music in London, where she currently lives. She has recorded for BBC Radio and wrote a symphonic suite for Luciano Pavarotti's Red Cross Gala in 2005. As a pianist, performers she has worked with include José Carreras.