Streamforms : for amplified bass flute
by Dominik Karski (2003)
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The bass flute solo streamforms is centred on exploration of the instrument's sound through physicality of performance: the focus on the player-instrument relationship is the primary source of the musical substance. The musical territory that the work occupies is that of quasi-indeterminate and elusive sound-types and timbres undergoing a continuous transition; this type of material gradually establishes a sound-structure that evolves in a very fluid and organic manner. At the core of the work is a preoccupation with formal shapes that are not absolutely defined, but are constantly evolving, while the material remains coherent (though not predictable, or governed by a system). The ultimate aim that drives the musical continuum is the experience of a formal structure that constantly remains within the process of becoming… perhaps it is a reflection of the ever-transforming state of physical beings and their temporary existence.
Instrumentation: Bass flute (amplified).
Duration: 7 min.
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Streamforms, by Dominik Karski
Performances of this work
1 Jun 11: Distractfold Ensemble concert, North Tea Power, Manchester, UK. Featuring Richard Craig.
5 Apr 11: Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow, Scotland. Featuring Richard Craig.
5 Dec 2009: at brushed with a dark wing (Artisan).
15 Oct 09: Chapel Performance Space, Seattle, USA. Featuring Richard Craig.
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