Clarinet

Aegean Perspective (1999) 14 min. Commissioned by Shelley Jagow and Wright State University,  Dayton, Ohio, for flute, clarinet, saxophone, tuba, and percussion. Narration, written by the composer and based on a humorous, modern prespective of ancient Greek myths, can be performed by the musicians or by an outside narrator. Premiered at the International Tuba Euphonium Conference in Regina, 2000. Later performed at the World Saxophone Congress in Montreal and the World Flute Congress in Ohio.CMC

Amazing Grace (2002) 4 min Arrangement of the well known hymn for trumpet, clarinet, and piano. Contact E. Raum

Baroque Trio 1989)  12 min.  Commissioned by Trio Mio, a Toronto based ensemble, for clarinet (optional doubling on E-flat), flute (optional doubling on alto flute and piccolo), and piano.  Premiered at Roy Thompson Hall and taken on tour with Jeunesses Musicales. Also “mix and match” versions for violin on the first part and viola on the second. CMC

Dark Thoughts  (1998) 22 min. For Mezzo Soprano, clarinet and piano. Commissioned Poetry by Betsy Warland. Winner of the award for Best Classical Composition from the Western Canadian Music Awards, 2008.

Duet and Burlesque  (2001) 16 min. for violin, clarinet, and piano. Commissioned by Eduard and Pauline Minevich  with assistance from the Sask. Arts Board. CMC

Fantasy (2006) 6’30” for piano, cello, and clarinet. Written for Katherine Skorzewski, cellist, on commission of her son, Jan, as a 60th birthday

Flights of Fancy (2012) 12 min. commissioned by the Triple Play Ensemble, Charlotte Leonard, trombone, Brenda Arrowsmith, clarinet, and Charlene Biggs, piano. Premiered at Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario, Oct. 2012.

Parody for Clarinet  (1992)  5 min.  Commissioned by the Concours de Musique du Canada with the help of the Canada Council. CMC

Phoenix (1986) 10 min.  Commissioned by the Contemporary Directions Ensemble in Regina for flute, clarinet, cello, trombone, percussion, and piano. CMC

River of Life (1997) 5 min. For soprano and piano. Also a version for soprano, piano, clarinet, and violin. Commissioned by the Conservatory of Music and Dance, University of Regina. CMC

Searching for Sophia (2000) 15 min. for oboe (or clarinet) and string quartet, commissioned by Mooredale Concerts for their “Song of Lilith” tour. Premiered in the St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, Toronto, September, 2000. Contact E. Raum

Sextet for Woodwind Quintet and Piano  (1992)  Commissioned by Music Toronto and recorded for Arts National. CMC

The Bushwakker Six Pack (2002) 17 min. for clarinet, horn, and piano and clarinet, saxophone, and piano. CMC

The Bushwakker Brewpub 2002) 17 min. This was the original piece before the addition of the last movement to make it a six pack. The five movement piece is for clarinet, trumpet, and piano and clarinet, euphonium, and piano. CMC

The Phantom Drum for Solo Oboe (or Clarinet), Strings, and Percussion (2003) 10 min. Commissioned by Joseph Salvalaggio and premiered by him and the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra, December 3, 2003. CMC

Transplants for clarinet (or oboe) and tape) (2009)  20 min.  Commissioned by Pauline Minevich for performance in the 2009 Prairie Festival of New Music. Contact E. Raum

Valentine Variations for Clarinet and Piano (2006) 11 min. adapted from Valentine Variations for Clarinet and Piano Contact E. Raum


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