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Two by Eight

soprano saxophone, bassoon, electric guitar, piano, drum set, violin, cello, contrabass (2009)

Live recording—6.20.10
Compagnie ch.AU
Espace Guinguette, Vevey, Switzerland


Duration: 2 minutes
Commissioned by: Compagnie CH.AU
Premiere: January 24, 2010
Bern, Switzerland

program note

When Compagnie ch.AU approached me about this project, for which they were commissioning several composers to write two-minute works, I wondered what could really be accomplished with eight instruments in only two minutes. As it turns out, a whole lot of energy can be packed in 120 seconds!

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