|Title||Temporal Labyrinths by Valeriy Antonyuk|
|Instrumentation||Bass Clarinet and Piano|
|Range||Extended-range instrument required.|
About the Work
This single-movement work for bass clarinet and piano builds into an intense, dramatic performance piece from a few simple opening motives. Both players are presented with technical challenges, and the full range of the bass clarinet is utilized, but no modern techniques are required.
About the Composer
Valeriy Antonyuk was born in 1979. He is a Ukrainian composer, arranger, pianist, multi-instrumentalist, rock-pop singer and song poet who composes in a variety of media and genres. He graduated from the Tchaikovsky National Music Academy of Ukraine in 2003, and continued post-graduate studies there from 2004-2008.
Antonyuk's symphony pieces have been recorded to the library of Ukrainian National Broadcasting Company by the Ukrainian Radio Symphony Orchestra. He collaborates also with National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine, Symphony Orchestra of the National Philharmonic of Ukraine, State Academic Variety-symphony Orchestra of Ukraine, Bulgarian Film Orchesra, Georgian Philharmonic Orchestra, String Quartet Archi, String quartet Collegium, Chamber Choir Credo, Academic Chamber Choir Kreschatic, and Italian bass clarinet virtuoso Fabrizio Bardelli. Valentina Antonyuk, famous Ukrainian lyric-dramatic soprano, professor of Tchaikovsiy NMAU, is the first performer and bright propagandist of her son Valeriy's music.
Antonyuk's works - about 600 in total - include symphonic, choral, chamber (vocal and instrumental) pieces for soloists and instrumental ensembles, orchestral miniatures. He is a member of the National Composer Union of Ukraine (2004), and member of performing rights societies BMI (2008), MCPS (2009).
Score: 18 pages, spiral bound
Part: 6 pages, booklet