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A light little divertimento for mixed quartet ["Divertimento", for clarinet, guitar, piano, and violin (2018)]

Not much to say - a short little piece for mixed quartet.  Compositional methodology: cross-relations, PC set play, largely improvised.

This piece is a bit out of character for me - I typically design a piece in precise detail before I even start writing.  In this piece, however, I worked very organically and horizontally.

All instruments performed by me (very poorly).

https://soundcloud.com/hayden-mcgowan-composer/divertimento-for-cla...

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Hi Hayden,

I like it! It certainly has an improvised quality to it, but quite pleasant. With those repeated chords throughout, I had a feeling of road music from a movie, which often seems to be light-hearted. Nice jazzy chords, a bit of a folk-music feel. 

Thanks for sharing and best -

Gav

Thanks Gav, I do agree with the folk element!  That was a conscious decision so I'm glad it is perceptible.

Your comments are always appreciated!

Hayden 

Gav Brown said:

Hi Hayden,

I like it! It certainly has an improvised quality to it, but quite pleasant. With those repeated chords throughout, I had a feeling of road music from a movie, which often seems to be light-hearted. Nice jazzy chords, a bit of a folk-music feel. 

Thanks for sharing and best -

Gav

Hi Hayden--

VERY well done..and very enjoyable.:)

Its originality--the bringing in of the repeated chords--was very interesting and really imparts a special character to the piece.

GREAT job and thanks for posting!

Bob https://soundcloud.com/bob-morabito

Thank you, Bob!

Bob Morabito said:

Hi Hayden--

VERY well done..and very enjoyable.:)

Its originality--the bringing in of the repeated chords--was very interesting and really imparts a special character to the piece.

GREAT job and thanks for posting!

Bob https://soundcloud.com/bob-morabito

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