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This piece was composed for the New European Ensemble and the Kroumata Percussion Ensemble.
Musically this piece explores connections between pitched and non-pitched percussive sounds as well as other instrumental sonorities. This piece used the sounds of a number of ordinary household-materials and placed them into a musical context that was quite out-the-ordinary. In turn, related percussive and pitched timbres were combined with well-crafted counterpoint, varied textures and a flowing gestural language chiefly characterized by a scheme of microtonal pitch-multiples. Continue reading
Polarity Maker Polarity Maker Ensemble Klang, Instituut Nederlandais, Paris, October 2009. This piece was composed for Ensemble Klang, as part of the Tweede Frans-Nederlands Compositie-Concours. It was chosen as one of three final compositions for competition. I set out to … Continue reading
verierre de vapeur, 2008. This piece was composed for an ensemble known as ‘the melodica quartet.’ This group was originally pioneered by Taylan Susam somewhat as a vehicle to perform works by Joseph Kudirka, Antoine Breuger, Christian Wolff as well … Continue reading