Zonnebloem

for solo clarinet

also, for 2 clarinets

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Recording: Alicia Bennett, clarinet (recorded live in McCall, Idaho for the McCall Concert Series, September 14, 2008)

Duration: ca. 5′
Composed: 2008
Click here to see a sample page of Zonnebloem (solo clarinet).

Zonnebleom (Sunflower) was commissioned by Alicia Bennett, and is warmly dedicated to her. The multiphonics, which we chose together, form the heart of the piece; all other pitch material evolved from them. The piece explores the richness of the tension between groundedness (roots) and the full expression of the sunflower’s bloom.

Alicia premiered Zonnebloem on September 11, 2008 in Caldwell, Idaho at the College of Idaho’s Langroise Recital Hall.

The duo version is a canon, and can be performed either by two clarinetists, or by a single clarinetist performing with a recording of him- or herself.

Published by Apple Mountain Music Press (ASCAP).

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