Tag: Lachlan Skipworth

Skipworth – Partita for Solo Clarinet

Lachlan Skipworth’s remarkable first foray into the world of solo wind music

Lachlan Skipworth’s Partita for Solo Clarinet was commissioned by Charles Davidson and Lloyd Van’t Hoff; it was premiered by Lloyd Van’t Hoff at the Melbourne Recital Centre in 2019. Of the work, the composer writes the following: “About 18 months ago, Lloyd put in a formal request for a solo clarinet work as a follow up […]

Skipworth – on Echoes and Lines

Lachlan Skipworth chats about his wind quintet, Echoes and Lines.

Skipworth – Echoes and Lines

Lachlan Skipworth plays with colour and texture to create remarkable new sounds

Written in 2017, Skipworth’s Echoes and Lines marks a radical departure from the composer’s typically long structures; he challenged his usual way of working by writing miniatures that express the personalities of the instruments and their players. It consists of nine short movements: I. Mysteriously–II. Very energetic–III. March-like–IV. Four Against Three–V. Abstract–VI. Mechanically–VII. Pressing–VIII. Smoothly, unaccented […]