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1965, solo piano and wind ensemble (picc, 2 fl, 2 ob, eng hn, 2 cl, bs cl, 2 bs, contra bs, 4 hn, 2 tpt, 3 trb, tuba, 3 st bass, 3 perc), Seesaw Music, 12', recorded on Cornell 13

"The Cope Variations employs the piano in a highly effective manner."

--Harwood Simmons, The New York State School Music News, Feb., 1974

"Cope's affinity for the theater manifests itself also in the dramatic intensity of his large instrumental works. For a composer still in his thirties he is unusually well represented on records."

--Joseph Machlis, Introduction to Contemporary Music, second edition 1979