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Slippery

(Flute and Guitar).
Total duration ca. 9 minutes (2015)
Published by Activist Music (ASCAP).
Commissioned in 2015 by Bas Duo: Elyse Knobloch and Peter Press.
One movement work. 19 pages, 8.5" x 11".

Premiered in May, 2016 in Allendale, NJ by Bas Duo.

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Listen to an audio clip of Slip
for violin and harpsichord

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Listen to an audio clip of Slipping
for violin, harpsichord and percussion
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Purchase the score

Score and part for Slippery available from Activist Music for $30.00 print, or $15 digital.

 

Slippery began life as the equally comedic Slip, composed in 2001 for violinist Robin Lorentz and harpsichordist Kathleen McIntosh. Thinking about the traditional and often serious sounding music that usually defines the harpsichord repertoire, I came up with the idea of giving that instrument every kind of music to play, with the exception of the baroque styles to which it is so often tethered. This tactic works equally well for classical guitar, and when Bas Duo reached out for me for a piece, I took things a step further and encouraged Elyse Knobloch and Peter Press to be as giddily silly and over-the-top dramatic as they wish. The result is a small drama, well suited for anyone with attention deficit disorder.


 
La Discordantia CD
Slip, for violin and harpsichord, is featured on the 2007 DC Records CD, La Discordantia, recorded by Antonio D'Andrea and Maria Clotilde Sieni. Click CD for more info.
Notes from the Kelp

Slipping, for violin, harpsichord and mixed percussion, is featured on the 2007 Innova Recordings CD, Notes from the Kelp (innova 683). Click CD for more info.

 
 
     

Enjoy this video excerpt of Bas Duo
(Elyse Knobloch, flute and Peter Press, guitar) premiering Slippery,
in Allendale, NJ, May 2016:

 

     


And here's a video of violinist Karen Bentley Pollick
and harpsichordist Jonathan Salzedo
performing Slip,
in Palo Alto, CA, Spring 2012:

 

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Slippery, page 18
     

Also available as:

Slip

(Violin and Harpsichord).
Total duration ca. 9 minutes (2001)
Published by Activist Music (ASCAP).
Commissioned in 2001 by violinist Robin Lorentz.
One movement work. 14 pages, 8.5" x 11".

Premiered and recorded on November 2, 2003 in Santa Fe, New Mexico by Robin Lorentz, violin and Kathleen McIntosh, harpsichord.

Recorded January 4, 2006 in Los Angeles, CA. by Robin Lorentz, violin and Kathleen McIntosh, harpsichord.

Recorded in 2006 in Rome, Italy by Antonio D'Andrea, violin and Maria Clotilde Sieni, harpsichord.

Audio clip performed by Robin Lorentz, violin and Kathleen McIntosh, harpsichord.


Also available as:

Slipping

(Violin, Harpsichord, Percussion).
Total duration ca. 9 minutes (2006)

Published by Activist Music (ASCAP).
Adapted from "Slip," commissioned in 2001 by violinist Robin Lorentz.
One movement work. 20 pages, 8.5" x 11".

Recorded January 4, 2006 and July 11 in Los Angeles, CA. by Robin Lorentz, violin, Kathy McIntosh, harpsichord, and Dan Morris, percussion.


 

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