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Introduction to Contemporary Clarinet

In this video series, London Sinfonietta players dive into the nuances of contemporary performance on their instruments, and explore how they’re used in a contemporary setting. See the techniques and styles used in new music composition, with examples from a selection of the most renowned works of contemporary writing.

This second episode sees Principal Clarinet Mark van de Wiel explore a selection of contemporary playing techniques. The emotional, dramatic and musical significance of these techniques is explored through carefully chosen excerpts from a variety of musical sources, from Igor Stravinsky to Magnus Lindberg.

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Published: 13 Sep 2022