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Strathclyde Concerto No. 4 (Clarinet Part)

COMPOSER: Peter Maxwell Davies
PUBLISHER: Chester Music
PRODUCT TYPE: Book [Softcover]
INSTRUMENT GROUP: Clarinet
Davies's feeling for the potency and bravura of the clarinet goes back to works of the 1960s; his concerto for the instrument is predictably a big, ranging piece, in two linked movements. The first, fast with a briefslowintroduction, has the soloist in propulsive melodic flights slipping over into
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Composer Peter Maxwell Davies
Publisher Chester Music
Instrumentation Clarinet and Piano
Product Type Book [Softcover]
Instrument Group Clarinet
Style Period Post 1901
Year of Publication 1999
Genre Classical
ISBN 9780711933545
Style Period Post 1901
No. Pages 64
No. MUSCH60876
Description
Davies's feeling for the potency and bravura of the clarinet goes back to works of the 1960s; his concerto for the instrument is predictably a big, ranging piece, in two linked movements. The first, fast with a briefslowintroduction, has the soloist in propulsive melodic flights slipping over into florid runs, but it is a virtuoso piece for the orchestra, especially for the marimba and pair of horns. The Adagio that follows is in the spare,cold,birdcall-riven style of other recent Davies slow movements, exploiting first the clarinet's low register and then, at its climax, the instrument's high extremes. A cadenza leads to the coda, where Davies introduces a Scotstune,previously hinted at, with which he brings the work to an end in F sharp major.
Clarinet part with piano reduction of the orchestral score.
Songlist
  • 1. Strathclyde Concerto No. 4
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