Job's lament : for solo clarinet in B flat
by Nigel Sabin (1984)
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Library shelf no. Q 788.62/SAB 1 [Available for loan]
This work is an example of my earlier avant-garde
It takes the biblical story of Job as the starting point for a dramatic musical fantasy which explores some of the extremes of the clarinet's sound world.
Instrumentation: Clarinet in B flat.
Duration: 8 min.
Difficulty: Advanced — Challenging but well written for the instrument.
First performance: by Seeds — 1984. Seeds Ensemble Concert, Elder Hall, University of Adelaide
The composer notes the following styles, subjects and genres associated with this work:
The piece was influenced by the Manchester school of composers, Harrison Birtwistle, Peter Maxwell Davies and Alexander Goehr, all of whom have written music featuring the clarinet.
Performances of this work
1984: Seeds Ensemble Concert, Elder Hall, University of Adelaide. Featuring Seeds.
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