Ran, Shulamit Haderekh - Blessing for the Road II

Chamber Music Sextets

  • Ran, Shulamit

    Haderekh - Blessing for the Road II

    For chamber sextet of clarinet, alto saxophone, violin, cello, percussion & piano. In celebration of its 75th anniversary season, the Tanglewood Music Center commissioned a mixed quartet from Shulamit Ran, resulting in this work's original 2015 scoring for Bb Clarinet, Violin, Cello, and Piano. Birkat Haderekh (in either scoring) may be heard as a "prayer without words" in which the saxophone and clarinet figure most prominently in cantillation-inspired cadenzas that frame the work and dramatically emerge throughout. The present sextet scoring was created in 2016 for Latitude 49's world premiere at the Ear Taxi Festival in Chicago. -the publisher

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    • Category: Chamber Music Sextets
    • Item: 119097
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