for Oboe and Clarinet in Bb (version for two clarinets in Bb also available)
Written for Jonathan Thompson and Jiyeon Choi.
Version for two clarinets premiered by Andy Hudson and Anthony Taylor at the University of North Carolina - Greensboro; March 21, 2019.
To purchase parts and score, please contact me.
About the work:
CRINGE is a kaleidoscopic whirlwind of cascading multimodal scales and swiftly shifting time signatures. Divided into distinct sections marked "Slow" and "Fast", the piece plays out almost like a childish game of tag between two players. Each section is derived from strict compositional systems intended to create a sense of dizziness in the music as the two performers play circles around each other while switching between pitch sets. The constant rising scales almost create a Shepard's Tone effect which is then reversed into a downward spiral of sixteenth notes petering out to the end.