A Simple Caprice

(Variants on a theme of Langston Hughes)

Adolphus Hailstork

Score and Part(s)
Performing Ensemble: Clarinet with Piano
Instrumentation: Clarinet, Piano
Item Number: 114-41234
Duration: 13:00
Publisher: Theodore Presser Company
Print Status: Custom Print, 4-5 days


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Hailstork's A Simple Caprice is his musical characterization of the Langston Hughes creation "Semple," through a set of variations. Along the way, he points out a quote from a Gregorian chant, an old American popular tune, and certain contemporary effects (teeth on reed, multiphonics, etc.). For advanced performers. Dur.: 13'

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