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Snatches of old lauds

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Snatches of old lauds : for solo bass clarinet / Andrew Ford.

by Andrew Ford (2002)

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  • Instrumentation: Bass clarinet.
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    Performance by Richard Haynes, Emma Baker, Katherine Phillip, Paul O'Brien from the CD Learning to howl ; The unquiet grave ; Snatches of old lauds ; Boatsong


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The title, from Shakespeare's Hamlet, comes from Gertrude's speech about the death of Ophelia, who in her madness chanted "snatches of old tunes" (in the First Quarto and First Folio editions) or "snatches of old lauds" (in the Second Quarto). Lauds, which should be pronounced like Lords, is an old word meaning hymns.
This piece was composed for Henri Bok who gave the first performance at the Aspekte festival in Salzburg, Austria, on March 2, 2003.

Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (2p. -- A3 (landscape))

Duration: 5 mins

Dedicated to Gerard Brophy

First performance by Henri Bok — 2 Mar 03. Aspekte Festival, Salzburg, Austria

Typeset edition.

ISMN: M-67301-744-3

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