Russian rag : arranged for saxophone and string quartet
by Elena Kats-Chernin (1996)
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This piece was originally written in 1996 for a pianist Donna Coleman, as a commission from ABC Classics, for her CD "Rags to Riches". It was my first ever Ragtime and it has a slightly nostalgic feel, with a slight reference to Russian Cafe Music. Written in a rondo form.
Instrumentation: Saxophone, 2 violins, viola, cello.
Duration: 3 min.
Arranged by Nick Russoniello
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Performances of this work
Unknown date: featuring Omega Ensemble.
4 May 2019: at 'Everything I Touch' Concerto for Flute and Chamber Orchestra (Sydney Opera House, Utzon Room). Featuring Hourglass Ensemble.
8 Mar 2015: at All About Women (Sydney Opera House, Utzon Room).
25 Oct 2014: at Elena Kats-Chernin & Tamara-Anna Cislowska (Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre).
25 Oct 14: Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, NSW
10 May 2014: at The Vessel (Fitters' Workshop).
10 May 14: Fitters Workshop, ACT
12 Aug 13: Pitt Street Uniting Church, NSW. Featuring Streeton Trio.
6 Mar 2011: at Elena Kats-Chernin (Verbrugghen Hall).
18 Jul 2010: at Masterworks (Gryphon Gallery, University of Melbourne).
12 May 2010: at Clarity Clarinet Quartet: A revised history of the clarinet (Theatre Husk, Melbourne). Featuring Nicole Canham, Lisa Clarke, Samantha Kelson Gray, Andrew Seymour.
24 Nov 07: Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre. Featuring Omega Ensemble.
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Selected works for clarinet, 2009
Posted by Australian Music Centre on 15 March, 2016
A popular piece of moderate difficulty for clarinet and piano. Requires reasonable control of all registers on the clarinet, rhythmically manageable with a straightforward piano part. Middle section more demanding. (Ros Dunlop, 2009)