Title: Mixed Steps
Year Completed: 2001
Duration: 22 mins
Instrumentation: Clarinet, Percussion, Piano, Violin
Credits: Written for the 2001 ARRAYMUSIC Young Composer Workshop
Premiere: June 3, 2001, The Music Gallery at St. George the Martyr, Toronto; Arraymusic / Young Composers Workshop 2001

Purchase/Rent: Canadian Music Centre

Mixed Steps was written for the ARRAYMUSIC 2001 young composers workshop. In three movements. The first movement juxtaposes distinct shifts between freer atonal sections and jazz inspired bits. In the second movement the tune “Giant Steps’ is used as a cantus firmus. The third movement is lively.

derek charke mixed steps