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5 klatches 4 3 friends     14’45”
Trio for flute, piano and percussion

coffee klatch
A casual social gathering for coffee and conversation.

General Information

The conversations and chemistry between three friends during five different coffee klatches are depicted in this trio for flute, piano and percussion.

The 5 klatches:
• sudden silences
• being stylish
• point labouring
• holiday fantasy
• blather

This trio for flute, piano and percussion was written to please and entertain audiences not used to contemporary music and not expecting to hear any! This is my musical language at its most light and obvious.

All of the five klatches are composed in my dance forms.

Originally written to be programmed with Handel’s Arrival of the Queen of Sheba and Bernstein’s West Side Story (both arr. Adrian Sutcliffe) these five klatches are immediately attractive, engaging and fun.

5 klatches 4 3 friends was commissioned by Classic Rhythm: Helen O'Connell, flute, Adrian Sutcliffe, piano, and Chris Brannick, percussion, with funds from the

Exact Timings

Klatch 1

sudden silences   4’25”

Klatch 2

being stylish   1’30”

Klatch 3

point labouring   3’34”

Klatch 4

holiday fantasy   2’31”

Klatch 5

blather   2’27”

Total playing time

  14’45”

Exact Forces

Klatch 1

flute, piano, glockenspiel, 2 timpani  

Klatch 2

flute, piano, vibraphone  

Klatch 3

flute, piano, tambourine, snare drum, triangle, cowbells, castanets, wood block, 4 bongos, high hat cymbals  

Klatch 4

flute, piano, large tam tam, suspended tam tam, 6 opera gongs  

Klatch 5

flute, piano, marimba  

Score Extract and Listen

Click to read and listen to extracts

Klatch 1

Klatch 2

Klatch 3

Klatch 4

Klatch 5

A page at a glance:

flute piano percussion trio music score

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Classic Rhythm

flute piano percussion trio music score

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