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Boosey & Hawkes / Bote & Bock

This work is available from Boosey & Hawkes for the world.

World Premiere
Jürgen Kupke, clarinet / Nancy Laufer, accordion
Composer's Notes

In my youth, I was very fond of Schumann. Works such a Carnaval, Kreisleriana and Papillons were among my favourites (and still are!). Among other things, I was fascinated by their form, with their strings of short expressive fragments that nonetheless belong together. This old love was the inspiration for Miniatures for clarinet and accordion. The composition came about thanks to a commission from Klangwerkstatt Kreuzberg (Berlin) and was originally written for the Duo Nancy Laufer and Jürgen Kupke.
Iris ter Schiphorst

Recommended Recording

Uros Rojko, clarinet / Luka Juhart, accordion
NEOS 11816

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