Duo

(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

EP 7534

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.

RS