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