The Snail And The Rosebush
About this work:
This is a setting of a story written by Hans Christian Andersen that concerns a rosebush, who leads an unexamined life producing roses, and a snail who criticizes her and finally retreats into his own shell. Published by Seesaw Music.
It was first performed at the University of Scranton on January 6, 2006 by Michael Fine, clarinet, Jee-Won Oh, piano, and Erika Funke, narrator. This performance is by Julie Bumpus, clarinet, Sonny Pickowitz, piano, and Benjamin Leddy, as the narrator.
Year composed: 2004
Ensemble type: Voice, Solo or With Chamber or Jazz Ensemble:Voice with Chamber/Jazz Ensemble, 2-5 Players
Instrumentation: 1 Clarinet, 1 Piano