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Blue Work


Svitac

for clarinet and piano

Year:  2008   ·  Duration:  8m

Year:  2008
Duration:  8m

Karlo Margetic
Composer

Composer:   Karlo Margetic

Films, Audio & Samples

Sample Audio

Sample: 0'00" - 1'00"

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Sample Score

Sample: pages 5 - 9

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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

Svitac is the Bosnian word for glow-worm. I have always been fascinated with bioluminescence. I remember being obsessed with the fireflies I encountered on a holiday in Croatia when I was little. The clarinet part makes use of microtonal trills and soft, wailing glissandi. The accompaniment is intended for an upright piano in order to obtain a soft and sustained (though slightly unstable) tone with the use of the practice pedal. Svitac was written for clarinettist Ellen Deverall.

Karlo Margetic


Dedication note

for Ellen Deverall


Performance history

01 May 2009: The SMP Ensemble

13 Oct 2009: NZSM Woodwind Showcase

06 Jul 2011: Performed by Debbie Rawson (clarinet) and Jodie Lockyer (piano) at the 2011 Australian Clarinet and Saxophone Festival

11 Dec 2011: SMP Ensemble: Family Tree