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Sean Osborn: Bits And Pieces

Osborn,Sean
Release Date: 01/08/2013 
Label:  Albany Records   Catalog #: 1396   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Gaetano DonizettiSean OsbornIgor StravinskyOlivier Messiaen,   ... 
Performer:  Sean Osborn
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1. Study for Clarinet no 1 in B flat major by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Sean Osborn (Clarinet)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1821; Italy 
2. Bits and Pieces for Solo Clarinet by Sean Osborn
Performer:  Sean Osborn (Clarinet)
Period: 20th/21st Centuries 
3. Pieces (3) for Clarinet solo by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Sean Osborn (Clarinet)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919; Switzerland 
4. Quatuor pour la fin du temps: 3rd movement, Abîme des oiseaux by Olivier Messiaen
Performer:  Sean Osborn (Clarinet)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940; Silesia, Poland 
5. Folk Songs, for clarinet by Eric Mandat
Performer:  Sean Osborn (Clarinet)
Written: 1986 
6. Capriccio for Clarinet solo by Heinrich Sutermeister
Performer:  Sean Osborn (Clarinet)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; Switzerland 
7. Rhapsody for Clarinet solo by Willson Osborne
Performer:  Sean Osborn (Clarinet)
Period: 20th Century 
8. Pieces (5) for Clarinet Alone by William O. Smith
Performer:  Sean Osborn (Clarinet)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
9. Theme and Absurdities by Derek Bermel
Performer:  Sean Osborn (Clarinet)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1993; USA 
10. Character Pieces by Sean Osborn
Performer:  Sean Osborn (Clarinet)
Period: 20th/21st Centuries 

Sound Samples

Studio No. 1 in B-Flat Major
Bits and Pieces: I. Fanfare, but your heart not in it: Free-ish
Bits and Pieces: II. Jungle Beat: Moderately Fast
Bits and Pieces: III. Free-ish: Andante
Bits and Pieces: IV. Moderate
Bits and Pieces: V. Lament: Freely Slow
3 Pieces for Solo Clarinet: No. 1. Sempre piano e molto tranquillo
3 Pieces for Solo Clarinet: No. 2. eighth note = 168
3 Pieces for Solo Clarinet: No. 3. eighth note = 160
Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time) (clarinet solo): Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time): III. Abime des oiseaux (version for clarinet)
Folk Songs: I. Spirited; as if from a distant Appalachian hill
Folk Songs: II. Heavily, with a fuzzy, unfocused, breathy tone
Folk Songs: III. Expansive; as if hurtling through space
Folk Songs: IV. With devotion, like a prayer
Folk Songs: V. Like a Flamenco dancer with St. Vitus Dance
Capriccio in A Major
Rhapsody (version for clarinet)
5 Pieces for Clarinet Alone: No. 1. Vigorous
5 Pieces for Clarinet Alone: No. 2. Flowing
5 Pieces for Clarinet Alone: No. 3. Rhythmic
5 Pieces for Clarinet Alone: No. 4. Singing
5 Pieces for Clarinet Alone: No. 5. Spirited
Theme and Absurdities in B-Flat Major
Character Pieces: I. JMN: With Cockiness
Character Pieces: II. EM: Molto Espressivo
Character Pieces: III. ME: Flamboyantly
Character Pieces: IV. RM: With Duplicity
Character Pieces: V. FS: Freely - Fast Swing

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