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The death of Billy The Kid

Composer
Year of composition
1999
Lyricist
none
Difficulty
Difficult (Grades 7+)
Duration
6 minutes
Genre
Modern classical music
Instrumentation
Piano trio
Instrumental parts
Not available

This is a trio for two Bb clarinets and piano. A kind of mini music drama/ballet Billy is tracked down. There is eyeball contact The Assassin and Billy dance a a mournful tango. The assassin waits his moment and then suddenly decides to shoot Billy. Billy is shot and as he lies dying the assassin laments the foul deed.

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