Tag: Lloyd Van't Hoff

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 […]

Greenbaum – Clarinet Sonata

Greenbaum's mysterious and haunting sonata, "A Trillion Miles of Darkness"

Originally written for clarinettist Paul Dean, Stuart Greenbaum’s Clarinet Sonata is subtitled “A Trillion Miles of Darkness”. This is a phrase from Michael Faber’s 2014 novel, The Book of Strange New Things; Greenbaum explores the book’s idea of being an unfathomably long way from one’s home planet, friends, and loved ones.