Seraph for Piano and Strings is a single movement concerto for Piano and String Orchestra, my doctoral thesis in music composition. The music is developed using very basic material as its foundation; a D natural minor scale is developed and varied in various ways from the first 37 seconds of the music. The work consists of sections that are similar to "variations" and other sections that are more free and "episodic" in development. Form: The music is developed using variation technique More