I have a quintet for you today, five easy — and small — pieces, the first of which, fittingly, is Five Easy Pieces. There’s the 1970 movie, of course, made famous by the chicken salad sandwich scene. The title comes from an opening scene not actually used in the movie, in which, in the words of the script, there’s a:
CLOSE-UP of a program announcing a Dupea family
recital. The CAMERA SCANS down the bill . . .
The CAMERA COMES to rest on:
Five Easy Pieces – Grebner – Played by Robert Dupea.
But Grebner is fictitious. . . . [more]