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for solo bass clarinet

Year:  2005   ·  Duration:  5m

Year:  2005
Duration:  5m

Composer:   Chris Watson

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Chris Watson: Mandible - AUDIO

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Chris Watson: Mandible; video

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Sample Score

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Mandible was commissioned and premiered by Andrew Uren in 2005, with performances with 175 East and at the World Bass Clarinet Convention in Rotterdam. Its American premiere took place at the Juilliard School in New York as part of the 2006 Focus! Festival, with bass clarinetist Sean Rice. The work has been studio recorded by Andrew Uren, with engineering by James Dunlop.

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Commissioned by Andrew Uren

Andrew Uren

Dedication note

for Andrew Uren

Performance history

22 Oct 2005: Premiere performance by Andrew Uren at the World Bass Clarinet Convention 2005 at the De Doelen Concert Hall, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

01 Feb 2006: Performed by Sean Rice at Peter Jay Sharp Theater at the Juilliard School, New York, as part of the Focus! Festival

05 May 2007: Gnarly Buttons

22 Nov 2015: Performed by Andrew Uren (bass clarinet) for hear|say, Tim Melville Gallery, Auckland.

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