for score sample in pdf (pages 1-2)
solo bass clarinet duration:
commissioned by and dedicated to: Andrew
premiered: World Bass Clarinet
Convention, Rotterdam, 2005
recording: Andrew Uren, Adam
Concert Room; engineer: James
programme note: mandible
was written for Andrew Uren's appearance at the World Bass Clarinet Convention
in Rotterdam, in 2005.
It explores, along with conventional playing, the use of teeth-on-reed squealing effects. The work has been performed on numerous occasions by Andrew Uren, with additional performances by Sean Rice and Anna McGregor.
(Pictured: Andrew Uren performing mandible in Wellington).