for soprano, marimba, and bass clarinet
Premiere at the New York Bar Association
New York City
February 29, 2008
Tonal Center Trio, comprised of soprano Tiffany Du Mouchelle, percussionist Stephen Solook, and Adam Berkowitz, clarinet, have been huge supporters of new music. Naturally, I was delighted to write music for them. I decided to write something lighter and more humorous, and stumbled across this great poem ‚ÄúThe Duel‚Äù by Eugene Field. Field is best known as the author of ‚ÄúWinken, Blinken, and Nod‚Äù and this poem tells the story of a dog and a cat who… well, duel!
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