Bass Clarinet Double Concerto
Instrumentation: Duet and Piano Instruments: Bass Clarinet, Piano
Jonathan Russell’s Bass Clarinet Double Concerto for two solo bass clarinets, with piano reduction of the orchestra was composed and premiered in 2007 and features the instrument in many different capacities. The composer had the Weber Clarinet Concertos and Heavy Metal music in mind while composing this remarkable Double Concerto. He employs many different musical elements, including improvisation, asymetrical meters, and lyrical phrasing.