(Audio is a midi realization scored for bassoon)
(Audio is a midi realization as scored for bassoon)
Originally composed for Javier Perez Garrido’s call for solo clarinet miniatures.
Recording of the bass clarinet version is from the 3/25/18 Vent Nouveau NYC concert, performed by Sam Kaestner, bass clarinet.
(Score link is for bass clarinet version. Audio is a home studio recording by Guido Arbonelli, bass clarinet.)
Audio is a recent concert performance by Vent Nouveau, with Katrina Owens, flute; Kristen Mather, clarinet; Briana Lehman, bassoon.
Video is a lovely performance by Aimee Toner and Megan Tracy at the The Muse’s Voice concert, October 31, 2018, Barnard College, NYC.
Two movements with only a brief pause between.
I. Reconsidering, “In a contemplative mood… a lingering premonition that something may not be what it seems and must be reconsidered on a deeper level.”
II. Amidst Confusion, “An emotional struggle that cannot be easily resolved amidst prevailing confusion.”
Tangents derives its name from divergent musical lines that seem to arrive and depart from a musical center, much like fragments of thoughts that tangentially pass through conversations.