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Composer: David Heuser
Instrumentation: Bass Clarinet
Year Composed: 1989
Duration: 3 minutes, 30 seconds
Pages : 2
Cost: Purchase: $3.00
Premiere: Michael Lowenstern, bass clarinet, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY, May 14, 1989

Program Notes:

Sanddef ("Santhev"), for solo bass clarinet, was written in April of 1989 for bass clarinetest Michael Lowenstern as a complement to Morfran, also for solo bass clarinet.

Sanddef Pryd Angel, for whom the piece is named, is a medieval Welsh character. He is mentioned (directly after Morfran) in the tale Calhwch and Olwen as a member of King Arthur's court. "Sanddef Pryd Angel angel-face -- no one wounded him at the battle of Camlan because of his beauty. Everyone supposed he was an attending angel."

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