Hiketick - Latin Dance No. 1, Charanga (Clarinet Quartet) - CQ6109EM
Patrick Hiketick is a Belgian pianist and composer. As a composer he worked for nearly all theatre companies in Flanders and he wrote over a 100 different theatre plays, amongst which the complete oeuvre of Molière and Shakespeare. He was also the musical director for all Brecht plays for KNS theatre in Antwerp, where he worked as the home composer for 10 years. He than became the musical coordinator for the Royal Ballet of Flanders and he wrote several ballet compositions for symphony orchestra. He has his own close-harmony and jazz trio, and he works freelance as a composer and as artistic director in several musical productions. He composed many clarinet works for the Flanders Clarinet Quartet, and was honoured in Japan with concerts completely dedicated to his works. The 3 Latin Dances are very challenging and spectacular pieces which received worldwide acclaim. The 3 parts are available seperately: 'Charanga di Xiomara Reyes', 'Merengue Sempre di Aychem Sunal' and 'Dansa Latino di Maria del Real'. The titles refer to 3 former 'Prima Ballerina's' of the Royal Ballet of Flanders. The composer Patrick Hiketick was music coördinator at this ballet company during the time these dancers performed in Belgium.
- 3 B-flat Clarinets
- Bass Clarinet