- for mezzo-soprano and chamber ensemble
- 04' 30"
- mezzo soprano, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, trombone, percussion, harp, violin, viola, 'cello, contrabass
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The coded and synthesised words expressed by the mezzo echo through the system, the ensemble. Her breath applies heat, bringing energy into the system, moving through degrees of freedom, and creating life.
- Text Note:
- 'The flowers appear on earth' passage, from Song of Songs 2:12
- Commissioned for Avanti!'s Summer Sounds festival in Porvoo
|27 Jun 2014||
Performed by Essi Luttinen and Avanti! Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Jaakko Kuusisto, at the Art Factory, in Porvoo, Finland.
- SOUNZ Contemporary Award (2015)
Expanse was a finalist for the 2015 SOUNZ Contemporary Award.