3 From the Sea

Clarinet Trio: 3 equal clarinets–7′

A fanfare, a languorous ballet and a hopping movement with close canons on an aquatic theme.

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Description

3 from the Sea (1998)

Clarinet trio
7′ duration
Commissioned by The Commission Project.
Published by Jeanné.

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Program Note

During a residency at Saint Paul Academy in 1998, I was asked by an enterprising 8th grader to write a piece for her clarinet trio. I played a lot of trumpet trios as a student and enjoy the texture of three equal instruments. Here we explore leaps, undulations and close canon in the clarinet’s watery medium. 3 from the Sea has also been played as a basset-horn trio.

 

 

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