Silver Dagger

For Bb Clarinet, Cello, And Piano

Stacy Garrop

Score and Part(s)
Performing Ensemble: Mixed Trio
Instrumentation: Clarinet in Bb, Violoncello, Piano
Item Number: 114-41798
Duration: :05:00
Publisher: Theodore Presser Company
Print Status: Custom Print, 4-5 days


Quick Overview

Garrop composed Silver Dagger as a piano trio for The Lincoln Trio in 2009 and her setting of two variations of the folk tune has become a popular program piece since. Garrop has now transcribed the work to include a Bb clarinet in lieu of violin. On YouTube, The Lincoln Trio discusses the open-palm-strike on the piano strings which opens Silver Dagger in a dark, mysterious tone. Listen to Garrop as she describes her compositional process in a video presentation from NewMusicBox (


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Duration 5:00