Opus 29 – Saccharine

Saccharine (Sextet No. 1), Op. 29

Details

Date of composition: 2007, rev. 2011

Duration (approx.): 15 minutes

Instrumentation: Mixed sextet/Pierrot ensemble (Flute, Clarinet in B-flat, Violin, Violoncello, Percussion, and Piano)

Percussion used:

  • 2 Triangles (different sizes)
  • Bongo Drums
  • Marimba
  • Temple Blocks

Movements

  • I-Insidious, rhythmically
  • II-Placid, calm
  • III-Warily churning
  • IV-Peculiar, dance-like

Audio

I-Insidious, rhythmically

II-Placid, calm

III-Warily churning

IV-Peculiar, dance-like

Performed by Sarah Pyle, flute; Lauren Silberman, clarinet; Alexander LaFollett, violin; Diana Rosenblum, violoncello; Colin Hurowitz, percussion; Caitlin Harrington, piano; Jacob Walls, conductor. Aasen-Hull Hall at the University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon. March 2012.

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