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The Hedgehog's Dilemma

for clarinet quartet

Year:  2010   ·  Duration:  1m
Instrumentation:  E flat clarinet, two B flat clarinets, bass clarinet

Year:  2010
Duration:  1m
Instrumentation  E flat clarinet, two B flat...

Composer:   Philip Brownlee

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Sample: 00'00'' to 00'15''

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About

How can spiny animals get close to each other?

The image comes from the philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer, who uses it to illustrate a point about human relationships. (It probably applies less accurately to actual hedgehogs.) By way of a creative misunderstanding, there is a link to the inherent fragility of the sound materials, which nonetheless are formed into composite timbres.


Performance history

28 Mar 2010: Microscore Madness!

23 Jul 2010: Composers of the NZSM