(1996, rev. 1999) / 10’
For Violin and Piano
Commissioned by Scottish Arts Council and Stanzeleit/Jacobson Duo
Revised version first performed 23 April 1999, Purcell Room, London, by Susanne Stanzeleit and Julian Jacobson
CD: WER 66942
When composing I imagine holding the sounds and noises in my hands, feeling their potential between my palms, weighing them. Skeletal textures and musical gestures develop out of this. Then, like pictures placed in a large white room, I set them in silence, next to, above, beneath and against each other.