Free Game – Dutch Music for Clarinet
Three Dutch composers, Hans van Eck, Xander Hunfeld and Norbert Wissing are the featured composers in this varied and exciting compilation of musical styles. Inspired by Classical, Romantic, Serialism, Avant-Garde and Electronic music, Free Game does not
shun traditional ways of composition but rather a magnificent testament of feeling free to compose in every available style.
The endorsement from Clarinet virtuoso Charles Neidich and his recording of music by these three Dutch composers at the forefront of new music of today, has combined to create a significant musical experience. Charles Neidich has received unanimous accolades from critics and fellow musicians Worldwide for his tone of hypnotic beauty and a dazzling technique. He is joined by fellow Dutch artists whose meticulous interpretation reinforces these inspirational performances.
- Norbert Wissing: Musica per clarinetto solo, (2002) Musica 2003
- Hans Van Eck: Dansiare (1995), Nuctemeron – Aquae Supracoelestes and the 11th hour (2017)
- Xander Hunfield: Metriek I (2013), Vergezichten (2002–03), 4U for clarinet and piano (2015), Sonatina IV ‘According to Gurney’ (2008)
Charles Neidich clarinet with Daniël Kramer piano; Maria Kouznetsova violin Izhar Elias acoustic, electric and romantic
Supported by a full and comprehensive booklet, this latest release from Clarinet & Saxophone Classics continues their commitment to promoting the rich and diverse repertoire that exists for the single reed.
Total Time: 73 minutes