- for four clarinets
- 20' 00"
- E flat/B flat clarinet, B flat clarinet, B flat/A clarinet, B flat/A/bass clarinet
- I. A Journey into Monodic Variation II. On an old theme; Ode to Ferneyhough III. A Dilemma of Gesture IV. WAPB; Dealing with the impossibility of developing "fully-fledged lyrical thematic material" V. Epilogue; Insidiously Instill[ing] an Institutionally-Sanctioned Aesthetic
Michael Norris’ article, Notes from a compositional/pedagogical apprenticeship, (printed in CANZONA 2005) is used as starting point for this piece. It is intended to be an artistic response to the article, a tongue-in-cheek realisation of some of the conceptual aspects that Michael discusses.
|17 Oct 2007||
Performed by Rowan Meade, Anna McGregor, Natalie Harris, James Fry at the University of Auckland Music Theatre, Auckland