Author Archives: heatherroche

new hand werk CD – kurzwelle

hand werk has a new CD out today — kuzwelle — and you can stream/download it on bandcamp. Four great new pieces by Francisco C. Goldschmit, Max-Lukas Hundelshausen, Elnaz Seyedi and Matthias Krüger. This project was made possible by ON … Continue reading

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contrabass clarinet mouthpiece and neck

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Multiphonics – one note at a time

I’ve done a guest post for The Sampler, the UK’S “leading online destination for new music” on writing multiphonics, specifically how to think about writing multiphonics that enter one note at a time. I talk about multiphonics like this one … Continue reading

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Four Octave Tremolo/Moving Passages Chart with Quarter Tones for Bass Clarinet

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Communicative movement in contemporary chamber music

An article I wrote, “Communicative movement in contemporary chamber music: hand werk in the rehearsal of pieces by Thierry Tidrow and Georgia Koumará” has been published by Divergence Press. You can read it here.  Looking forward to feedback and discussion … Continue reading

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