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for B flat clarinet and two bass clarinets

Year:  2000   ·  Duration:  7m

Year:  2000
Duration:  7m

Composer:   Juliet Palmer

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Sample: Pages 6-8

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My high school in New Zealand specialised in rugby and horticulture. I was interested in neither. Twenty years later, rush takes me back to my roots, crisp early mornings playing in the school clarinet choir, an aberration in a world that spoke the language of rugby and kiwifruit. Revisiting the school sportsfield, rush is named after the rugby technique of moving the ball forward with short kicks and runs.

Juliet Palmer

Commissioned note

Commissioned by the Solaris Trio

Dedication note

Dedicated to the Solaris Trio

Performance history

13 Jul 2000: Performed by Solaris Trio

30 Sep 2011: SMP Ensemble - SPORTS NIGHT

31 May 2012: long shadows - SMP Ensemble

Performance by the Solaris Trio - Gretchen La Roche, Donald Nicholls, and Andrew Uren

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