Trio

By Lewis Spratlan | For Clarinet, Violin and Piano | 16′

Title: Trio
Composer:
Lewis Spratlan
Year Composed: 2009
Instrumentation:
Clarinet, Violin and Piano
Duration:
16′
Format: Score + Parts
Catalogue Number:
OM0414
Printed Edition Price: 55.00 USD
 
PDF Price: 40.00 USD

Listen to an excerpt of Trio:


Trio for clarinet, violin, and piano was composed for David Schneider, Elizabeth Chang, and Alissa Leiser during the period March-December 2009.  It has numerous sections, many of them interrupting previous sections.  In fact, the piece might be considered a kind of contest between interruption and continuity, entailing shifting perspectives as to which material is primary.  Each instrument at some point becomes a soloist and, over the course of time, develops its essential voice.  These individualistic qualities, however, succumb to the gravitational pull of sameness, whether the low, blurry opening bars or the unanimous and raucous clattering of the conclusion.

- Lewis Spratlan

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