Brightest threads : for clarinet quartet
by Robert Davidson (2009)
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Performance by Continuum Sax from the CD Works by Kats-Chernin, Edwards, Griswold, Davidson, Hart.
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Brightest threads creates a glowing sonority by interlocking melodies in a canon, with the focus on ambiguous but tenderly expressive and direct, simple lines. As it progresses, energy levels slowly build and then subside to a passage of stillness, interrupted by rapid runs and a return to the opening melodies.
Instrumentation: 3 clarinets in B-flat, bass clarinet
Duration: 9 min.
Difficulty: Advanced — Fast runs, cross-rhythms
The composer notes the following styles, genres, influences, etc associated with this work:
Post-minimalism, Popular music, Jazz, Canons
Performances of this work
2 May 10: Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, Penrith NSW. Featuring Continuum Sax.
13 Mar 10: Campbelltown Arts Centre, NSW, at the ISCM World New Music Days. Featuring Continuum Sax.
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