Circus of Fleas

Cute and short, just like fleas.


(Clarinet, Violin and Piano).
Total duration ca. 2:15 minutes (2018)
Published by Activist Music LLC (ASCAP).
The stand-alone Vivace movement from Trio for Clarinet, Violin and Piano.
One movement work. 10 pages, 8.5" x 11".

Audio performed by Garrick Zoeter, clarinet;
Akemi Takayama, violin, and Brian Woods, piano, in concert at Shenandoah Conservatory, January 19, 2018.


Also available as:


VIVACE, the third movement of
Trio for Clarinet, Violin and Piano
Trio for Clarinet, Violin and Piano


Three Insanities


(Viola and Harpsichord).
Total duration ca. 4 minutes (2012)
Published by Activist Music (ASCAP).
Commissioned in 2012 by Sherwin Abrams, for Kathleen McIntosh.
One movement work. 7 pages, 8.5" x 11".

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Life is short. Fleas are short. This piece is short. And fast. Like fleas. Except that unlike fleas, this piece makes a great encore. Fleas: not so much. So step right up! A trio awaits to amuse you with their amazing antics! No fleas were harmed in the making of this music.


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Trio for Clarinet, Violin and Piano is featured on the 2000 CD, Clariphonia: Music of the 20th Century on Clarinet, on Cambria Master Recordings 1125. Click CD for more info.  


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