Trio

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

Title: Trio
Composer: Lewis Spratlan
Year Composed: 2009
Instrumentation: For Clarinet, Violin, and Piano
Duration: 16′
Format: Full Score + 2 Parts
Page Size: Letter
Catalog Number: OM0414


For more information about perusal scores, rentals, or wholesale/bulk discounts, please contact us.

For more information about our order process for print and PDF purchases, check out our FAQ page.


From the composer:

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.


Commission/Dedication: Composed for and dedicated to David Schneider, Elizabeth Chang, and Alissa Leiser – The Buckley Chamber Players.
Premiere: First performed June 11, 2010, Amhertst, MA by David Schneider (clarinet), Elizabeth Chang (violin), and Alissa Leiser (piano).
Recording: This piece is recorded on The Buckley Chamber Players, an Albany Records album performed by The Buckley Chamber Players.

This entry was posted in Chamber Music, Chamber Music with Piano, Chamber Music With..., Clarinet, Composers, Instrument, Lewis Spratlan, Piano, Piano Trio, Trio, Violin and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s