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.
Bulgarian composer and conductor Alexander Yossifov was born in Sofia on 12 August 1940. He studied at the Bulgarian State Conservatory - composition with Pancho Vladigerov and conducting with Konstantin Iliev.
He died on 25 November 2016, aged seventy-six.