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Gnarly Buttons

for Clarinet and Small Orchestra Full Score

By John Adams

Clarinet, Orchestra (Score)
For Clarinet and Small Orchestra Full Score. Composed by John Adams (1947-). Boosey & Hawkes Scores/Books. 64 pages. Boosey & Hawkes #M051096404. Published by Boosey & Hawkes (HL.48019231).

Item Number: HL.48019231

9x12 inches.

Gnarly Buttons is a 26-minute concerto for clarinet and small orchestra about the enduring influence made on Adams by his father, a clarinetist. It traces the instrument from the innocent and “cool” times of Benny Goodman to Adams' father's struggle with Alzheimer's in a complex world more about the pressing of buttons.

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    France, Monfaucon
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  • June 17, 2008 J. Adams

    Present for my clarinet teacher. She appreciated.

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