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CD Review: Untrammeled reflects wilderness inspirations

Karl Henning, EarRelevant

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The first number, Drosera: the morning dew of the sun, for clarinet ensemble has a perky rhythmic profile which, if it does not actually swing, is agreeably suggestive of swing. The winsome musical character, and assuredly idiomatic writing make the number equally a delight to perform as to listen to.

The second is Untrammeled: a point of view from Slaven’s Bluff, which raises an interesting question for the writer: Is it proper to call it a title track, when the track’s title expands upon that of the whole?

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