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clarinets

and
violins

Matthew Lee Knowles


2021
A response to an unrealised sketch by Tim Parkinson, reproduced here with permission
For Tim Parkinson for two clarinets and two violins
- score in C - duration c. 16` -
Matthew Lee Knowles
January 2021
q = 20

Cl. in Bb [i] C
f

Cl. in Bb [ii] C
pp

Violin [i] C
f

Violin [ii] C
Violinists spontaneously choose p
between pizzicato/arco

C [i]
fff pp

C [ii]
p ff

V [i]
f

V [ii]
p

11

C [i]

C [ii]

V [i]
ff

V [ii]
p
3
16

C [i]
f f

C [ii]
p p

V [i]

V [ii]

20

C [i]
f

C [ii]
p

V [i]
f

V [ii]
p

24

C [i]

C [ii]

V [i]
ffff

V [ii]
pp
4
28 q = 29

C [i]
f f

C [ii]
ppp p

V [i]
f

V [ii]
pp

34

C [i]
f f

C [ii]
pp pppp

V [i]
ff f

V [ii]
p p

40

C [i]
f f

C [ii]
ppp pp

V [i]
f ffff

V [ii]
pp pp
5
46 q = 42

C [i]
ff fff

C [ii]

p p

V [i]
ff

V [ii]
pp

51

C [i]
f

C [ii]

pp

V [i]
fff fff

V [ii]
p pp

56

C [i]

fffffff ffff

C [ii]

p pp

V [i]

V [ii]
6
60

C [i]
pp

C [ii]

fff

V [i]
ppp p

V [ii]
f fff

64 q = 58

C [i]
ppp pp

C [ii]
f fff

V [i]
ppppp

V [ii]
f

69

C [i]

C [ii]

V [i]
pppp p

V [ii]
fff fff
7
74

C [i]
pp pp

C [ii]

fff f

V [i]
pp

V [ii]
f

79 e = 118
fffff
1
C [i] 8
ffff f
1
C [ii] 8
pp p ppp
fffffff
1
V [i] 8
ff f f
1
V [ii] 8
p p p pp

92 q = 77

C [i]

C [ii]
p

V [i]
ffff

V [ii]
ppp
8
98

C [i]

f f

C [ii]
p ppp

V [i]
ff

V [ii]
p

104

C [i]

fffff

C [ii]
p

V [i]
f

V [ii]
p

110

C [i]

ff f

C [ii]
p pp

V [i]
f

V [ii]
p
9
114

C [i]

C [ii]

V [i]
f

V [ii]
p

119 q = 88

C [i]
f ff

C [ii]
pp pppppp

V [i]
ff

V [ii]
pp

124

C [i]
f

C [ii]
p

V [i]
ff

V [ii]
p
10
129

C [i]
fff f

C [ii]
p pp

V [i]

V [ii]

133

C [i]
f

C [ii]
p

V [i]
f f

V [ii]
p p

q = 97
137

C [i]

ff f

C [ii]
p ppp

V [i]

fff

V [ii]
pppp
11
143

C [i]

f ff

C [ii]
p p

V [i]

ff ff

V [ii]
ppppp p

149

C [i]

f f

C [ii]
pp pp

V [i]

f f

V [ii]
p p

155 q = 111

C [i]
f p

C [ii]
p f

V [i]
fff

V [ii]
fff
12
160

C [i]
ppppp

C [ii]
f

V [i]
pppp pp

V [ii]
f ff

165

C [i]
p pp

C [ii]
fff ff

V [i]

V [ii]

169

C [i]
pp

C [ii]
ff

V [i]
p ppp

V [ii]
f ff
13
173 q = 130

C [i]
p

C [ii]

ff

V [i]
pp

V [ii]

ff

178

C [i]
pp p

C [ii]

ff ff

V [i]
pp

V [ii]

ff

183

C [i]

C [ii]

V [i]
ppppp

V [ii]

f
14
188

C [i]
p p

C [ii]

ff ff

V [i]

V [ii]

192

C [i]
p

C [ii]

ff

V [i]
pp

V [ii]

ff

196

C [i]

C [ii]

V [i]
pppp

V [ii]

ff
15
200 q = 145

C [i]
pp ppppp

C [ii]
ffff f

V [i]
pp

V [ii]
f

205

C [i]
f

C [ii]
ppppp

V [i]
p ffffff

V [ii]
ppp p

210

C [i]
ffff f

C [ii]
ppp p

V [i]

V [ii]
16
214

C [i]
f

C [ii]
pp

V [i]
f f

V [ii]
pppp p

218 q = 159

C [i]
ff ff

C [ii]
p p

V [i]
ff

V [ii]
pp

223

C [i]
f

C [ii]
p

V [i]
ff f

V [ii]
p ppp
17
228

C [i]
f fffff

C [ii]
p pp

V [i]

V [ii]

232

C [i]
f

C [ii]
p

V [i]
ff ff

V [ii]
p p