Composed January - March, 2012
Instrumentation: Horn and Live Electronics
-Quadraphonic speaker system
-Computer to run MAX/MSP patch
-One microphone on stage
-A MIDI pedal for performer (optional)
Premiere: May 8, 2012 - Alexis Morris; Baltimore, MD
Two worlds are presented in this piece – the idyllic and the violent. The idyllic world is characterized by natural horn idioms, while the more violent world invokes sharp rhythms and grinding timbres. The piece seeks reconciliation, or reunion, between the natural and tempered forces at play.