Ritchie Quintet, Op. 124

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Composer: Ritchie, Anthony, 1960-
   Country of origin: New Zealand
Title: Clarinet Quintet for Clarinet in A and String Quartet, Op.124
   Other titles:
   Movements: Slow, restless - allegro con energico; Slow and intense; Fast and uneasy
Year(s) composed: 2006
Publisher: Sounz Licence
Duration (in minutes): 18
Clarinet type: A
Note: See comment below

2 thoughts on “Ritchie Quintet, Op. 124

  1. Clarinet Quintet was commissioned by Christopher Marshall for his chamber music series “Christopher’s Classics” in 2006. It was written for Gretchen Dunsmore, clarinet, and The New Zealand String Quartet, for a premiere performance on September 13, 2006. The composition was also written as part of the composer’s work at The University of Otago (Source; Anthony Ritchie)

  2. The Clarinet Quintet has been recorded onto the CD ‘Fjarran: In the Distance’ by The Dalecarlia Clarinet Quintet, on Atoll Records, ACD316. This CD won the Best Classical Music Recording at the 2016 New Zealand Music Awards. The Dalecarlia Quintet, based in Sweden, have performed this work on several occasions, including on a tour to New Zealand in 2014.

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