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Blue Work


Five Canons for Two Clarinets

Year:  1951   ·  Duration:  6m

Year:  1951
Duration:  6m

Composer:   David Farquhar

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David Farquhar: Five Canons...

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Borrow/Hire:

To borrow or hire parts please email SOUNZ directly at info@sounz.org.nz. Please note that only library members in New Zealand and Australia can borrow or hire parts.

About

These canons date from my student days at Cambridge University (England) and were first performed by fellow students there. One of these was Stanley Sadie, now editor of the New Grove Dictionary of Music. I have always enjoyed writing canonic textures.


Contents note

  1. Scherzando 2. Andante lusingando 3. Alla marcia 4. Lento espressivo 5. Allegretto

Performance history

05 Apr 1988: Performed by Mary Scott and Deborah Rawson (clarinets) on 5th April 1988.

28 Nov 1995: Performed by Richard Foreman and Moira Hurst.

Performed by Mary Scott and Deborah Rawson in 1988