• written for Bass Clarinet and Double Bass
• approximately 5' 00"
Subsequent Thoughts explores the varying emotions that one feels after graduating from school. Subsections shift from gleeful shock and enthusiastic dances to sad contemplations and rushing furies of rage. The piece finally closes on a reprise of the enthusiastic dance as the rest of life will be approached with optimism; one cannot linger on the past. These contrasting emotions are explored through varying tempos and colorful techniques.