Citizen 13660 - Vignettes - Clarinet with String Quartet (PDF)

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Citizen 13660 - Vignettes - Clarinet with String Quartet (PDF)

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Instrumentation: Clarinet with string quartet.

Citizen 13660 - Vignettes explores illustrations from the eponymous book by Miné Okubo, an artist of Japanese ancestry who experienced the World War II Japanese American Internment. Performance time: 15:00. It has eight movements:

  • "We were outnumbered."
  • The wind was playing havoc with the fine dust particles"
  • "Trying to forget...just staring up at the sky."
  • "Rumors: ...the San Francisco Bay Bridge had been blown up."
  • "The clanging of thirty-six makeshift iron bells."
  • "We were close to freedom and yet far from it."
  • "A memorial service to honor a Japanese American soldier."
  • "There was only the desert now."

Premiere performance by the Farallon Quintet.

Listen: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/farallon-quintet-originals/id1049994763

Watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JfntoAT5IZk

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