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Sheet Music

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Published: 11 October 2007

Duration: 9 minutes

Difficulty: Moderately Difficult - Difficult

16 Pages | 11.7 x 8.3 inches

ISBN: 9780193356801

Bookseller Code (ML)

Gabriel Jackson


Forces or Category: Solo clarinet

for solo clarinet
Eurydice is based on a work by the great Scottish artist Ian Hamilton Finlay - a series of six large stones installed in a garden in Provence, set in a sea of lavender (representing water) and inscribed with a simple poetic text, each line of which begins with 'Eurydice' and is followed by a natural phenomenon, 'the mountain-tops', 'the oaks' etc. The piece is in eleven sections. Each section begins with a refrain - 'Eurydice' - followed by differently characterized music for 'the woods', 'the clouds' etc.

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