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Borderlines (clarinet with live electronics)

by Damien Ricketson (2019)

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The Australian Music Centre's catalogue does not include any recordings or sheet music of this work. This entry is for information purposes only.

It is listed in our catalogue because an event featuring a performance of this work was included in our calendar of Australian music. Details of this performance are listed below.

Work Overview

A thought twists and frays, tangling in a lump. Knotted like a skein, the line coils against itself in search of open passage only to grind its body into wisp-like filaments. Permeable, formless and free.

Work Details

Year: 2019

Instrumentation: Clarinet, electronics.

Duration: 7 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

Commission note: Commissioned by Ensemble Offspring with the generous support of Ensemble Offspring's Noisy Egg Creation Fund for Jason Noble.

First performance: by Ensemble Offspring at Lone Hemispheres II (Carriageworks) on 7 Nov 2019

Borderlines is for solo clarinet and audio played via a bluetooth speaker mounted within the bell of the clarinet.

The audio is synced to an animated video score designed to be read from iPad or laptop.

Performances of this work

7 Nov 2019: at Lone Hemispheres II (Carriageworks). Featuring Ensemble Offspring.

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