The work Au pays de la soif et de la peur is wonderfully expressive and unfolds in slow movements, making use of the full breadth of the two instruments’ ranges. Although he does not seek virtuosity, the performance of the work demands the utmost of performers, and above all, requires an extreme rapport.
Sonata for Clarinet and piano, Op. 46 was written in the spring of 1988. The Clarinet Sonata is conceivedin two movements. The first one is written in Sonata form.