style"font-size: 14px !important;">Richard Brown Clarinet Piano
Richard Brown Sonatina
for Clarinet Piano
As title indicates, Sonatina Clarinet Piano closely follows traditional sonataform small scale, with home minor. three movements are:
1. Allegro agitato short, fairly strict sonata-allegro minor2. Andante tranquillo lyrical chaconne major3. Allegro abridged sonata-rondo minor
The ground melody chaconne based inversion second subject the
first movement, there thematic links first movement rondo well.
Although this immediately obvious casual listening, provides compositionwith degree thematic unity. Grade Duration 9:30
Richard Brown, native York State, been active composer-arranger andmusic educator many years. training includes degrees compositionfrom Florida State University, well music education from Central College.His principal composition studies were with Carlisle Floyd, John Boda, Charles Carter.He member ASCAP, represented catalogs several publishers.
His output includes numerous works concert band orchestra, instrumental solos andensembles, church music, piano solos, scores ballet, opera, musical theater.Having taught public schools Iowa, Texas, Mexico, Oregon, Washington,Dr. Brown lives Puget Sound area, where composer-in-residence with theShoreline Concert Band. Retired from teaching, often found mountainsindulging other passions, hiking climbing.