Duet 3 is the third in a series of works composed by Birtwistle for the Sinfonietta Shorts project. The piece, for bassoon and cor anglais, is crafted to sound different in each performance, since there are few points in the score at which the two instruments are explicitly synchronised.
Gareth Hulse cor anglais
John Orford bassoon
Supported by Nick & Claire Prettejohn
Recorded on 18 November 2013 at All Saints Church, East Finchley, London.
Recorded by IAN DEARDEN and DAVID SHEPPARD for Sound Intermedia
(P) 2013 London Sinfonietta/ NMC Recordings Ltd
(C) 2013 NMC Recordings Ltd