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composition / solos / on a whim

On A Whim

Medium: Solo B-flat Clarinet
Publisher: Self-Published
Composed: October 2000
Duration: 3:45
Difficulty: Grade IV+

Instrumentation:
B-Flat Clarinet

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On a Whim for Unaccompanied B-flat Clarinet by Nathan Daughtrey
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John Cipolla, clarinet

notes

Begins very slowly and lyrically, almost improvisatory; moves quickly into a quick and playful section forming the body of the work, alternating between 7/8 and 4/4.