composer

Torstensson, Klas

The composer Klas Torstensson has lived and worked most of his adult life in the Netherlands, but his music crosses borders – in all respects. Despite the abstract nature of ...

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composition

Spans : bass clarinet solo, 1981 / Klas Torstensson

Publisher: Amsterdam: Donemus, cop. 1981
Publisher's number: 01358
Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Clarinet
Scoring: cl-b
Remarks: Bestaat ook in de versie voor basklarinet, contrabasklarinet en 2 slagwerkers onder de titel: Spans/Spännvidder. - Opgedragen aan Harry Sparnaay. - Tijdsduur: 8'
Duration: 8'00"
Number of players: 1
Year of composition: 1981
Status: fully digitized (real-time delivery)

Description:
Program note (English): The title refers to the extended radius of action of the bass clarinet within the piece (repertoires of articulation, motion, gestures), and to the uses of spectra: through varying the embouchure (lip pressure etc.) 'natural' harmonics are gradually added to the 'normal' tone, resulting in spectra of an exactly prescribed ambit (width). There is also an extended version, Spans/Spännvidder, for bass clarinet, contrabass clarinet and two percussionists; the bass clarinet part is identical for both versions. - KLAS TORSTENSSON

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