A Clockwork Toy’s Glorifying Dirge

Lines weave through overlapping scales in temporal flux. These range from smooth, cantabile melodies to spiky, capricious flourishes. The first section is grounded by drones; the second hovers in an ambiguous microtonal space. There is an anagram buried in the name – answers on a postcard please.

2018
Eight players
7 minutes
cl (=bcl).bsn – hn – 2 vln.vla.vlc.db

Written on the PRS Accelerate scheme


Performances

24/11/2018The Berkeley EnsembleSt James Piccadilly, LondonWP