Dedication: Sonic Apricity
Instrumentation: violin, viola (both musicians must vocalize)
Duration: 10 minutes
Aphonia is the loss of ability to speak through disease or damage to the larynx or mouth. In this work, the violinist and violist are both asked to vocalize with atypical ‘singing’ techniques such as vocal fry, quasivoiced whispers, and tongue clicks. These sounds are also imitated in the instrumental colors of the piece using techniques that obscure the
pure tone of the natural instrument.
Premiere: June 2019 | Sonic Apricity | Alba, Italy
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