Fantasy on 'Grey Rocks, Grey Sea' : a Chordwainers shanty
by Karlin Greenstreet Love (2011)
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Library shelf no. 785.86214/LOV 3 [Available for loan]
Grey Rocks, Grey Sea is a Celtic-influenced tune performed by The Chordwainers on leather instruments made by the late Tasmania sculptor, Garry Greenwood. This work extends the Chordwainers' versions with shifting tonal centres, higher range, and counterpoint.
Instrumentation: Clarinet quartet: Eb clarinet, Bb clarinet, basset horn OR alto clarinet, bass clarinet.
Duration: 7 min.
Difficulty: Advanced — Altissimo in all parts, some cross-rhythms. No extended techniques.
First performance: by Clarion 214 — 5 Jul 11. Australian Clarinet & Saxophone Festival, Federation Hall, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne
- Influenced by: Celtic folk music
Performances of this work
5 Jul 11: Australian Clarinet & Saxophone Festival, Federation Hall, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne. Featuring Clarion 214.
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