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CLARINET \ BASS CLARINET

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Clarinet\ bass clarinet

PIECES FOR CLARINET / BASS CLARINET

PIECES WITH CLARINET

Performances: NORWICH  The Chenango Arts Council, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, at 7 pm (27 West Main Street, Norwich) Kristina Reiko Cooper (Cello) Or  Matias (piano) (“Love Songs from Around the World”). Recordings: “Diary” (ICL) Kristina Reiko Cooper (Cello) Uri Brener (piano);  “Around the World with Love” (Roven Records) Kristina Reiko Cooper (Cello) Or  Matias (piano) Listen to Vocalise (version for cello) HERE Listen to Vocalise (version for flute) HERE Vocalise for cello and piano – was originally composed as a second movement of a triptych for harp, flute and chamber orchestra called “City of Mystics”. The piece depicts an imagery of beautiful and almost non-real landscapes of that fictional City. However it may as well be just a wink

for clarinet, violin and piano        Publications: IMC The trio Perelandra Tale for clarinet, violin and piano was written under impression from the science-fiction novel by C.S. Lewis "PERELANDRA". The main idea of the novel is a one of “loosing moral innocence". That is, by discovering a civilization on some distant planet in the state close to that of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden and by having an opportunity to "look at them from outside", the main hero thus is confronted with the question about the absolute character of moral and ethical values. The musical representation of this particular idea in this case is the implementation of

for clarinet, horn, violin and piano Publications: IMC Performances: November 20, 2014  – A world premiere at the Croatian Composers Society  w Tomas Tulacek, violin, Hrvoje Pintarič, horn, , Ana Horvat, clarinet, Sanja Vrsalovič, piano Listen HERE The piece is about liberation from the Tyranny of Time. EXODOS (in ancient Greek drama) – is the final scene or departure, especially in a tragedy. The piece features a slow and at times dramatic process of transformation from and dissolution of a very precise, almost mechanical type of rhythmic structure into a minimalist set of ever-repeated chords, almost free from any rhythmic process, resembling a funeral procession, with some almost aleatoric formations in piano hovering freely over it. It concludes with just a simple phrase played