[sub]contractures (2018)

Commission: Keyed Kontraptions

Duration: 14 minutes

Premiere: October 13 2018 | Keyed Kontraptions | San Francisco, CA

Instrumentation: contrabass flute, contraforte

Program Information:

Bookended with contrasting solos by the contrabass flute in the beginning and the contraforte at the end, [sub]contractures undulates through a series of contractures [a condition of shortening and hardening of muscles, tendons, or other tissue, often leading to deformity and rigidity of joints] in an multi-strand, intertwined quasi-moment form.

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