Take Me Bach

Composer
Timothy Brown
Composer Nationality
American
Composer Date of Birth
1963
Text
Wordless
Year Composed
2014
Pages
27
Minutes
9
Language
Wordless
Voicing
8 part mixed chorus
Solos
solo quartet
Instruments
Clarinet
Extended Techniques
Yes
Sacred or Secular
Secular
Mood
Restrained, holding back; Humorous
Description

Fantasy on Bach's Prelude 22 in Bflat minor from Well Tempered Clavier with clarinet as a "character." Some passages straight from the original, deconstructed, and swung like "Swingle."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=refqI4BIaIY

Audio Credit
Studio recording by C4
Group
C4
Performances
C4: 2014 Nov 13 & 15 (1 on 1), cond. Townsend (World Premiere)