New work for bass clarinet and piano by postgraduate Oliver Pickup published by Alea Publishing

Posted on 8 June 2017

Skein Eponym by Oliver Pickup has been selected for publication by Alea Publishing and Recording.

Skein Eponym is a work that brings together elements of Lydian and Phrygian soundworlds. The combination of modal harmony with elements of 21st Century classical music comes together to form a piece of music that brings a host of sounds that are less common to the Western ear.

From dark Phrygian passages to bright Lydian flourishes and the feeling of chromaticism brought about by the Bartokian inspired Lydian-Phyrgian polymode, Skein Eponym provides a challenging and fresh addition to the Bass Clarinet repertoire.