“le parallèle est devenu oblique” (2008). for alto saxophone, piano, and Max/MSP.

le parallèle est devenu oblique was written in the early summer of 2008. The compositional style represents an evolution of my personal language; with focus now shifted more toward timbral considerations (via instrumental techniques and signal processing) and a more macro-level approach toward handling gesture, and ultimately form. I was attracted to the idea of […]

“Still Life (with Resonance)” (2009). for saxophone quartet.

“Still Life (with Resonance)” (2009). for saxophone quartet. The concept of the ‘still life’ as practiced by graphic artists poses an interesting problem when applied to the dynamic flow of music.  In this work, the musical material consists of quick jolts of energy balanced by periods of slow, cloudlike harmonic formations that act as resonance […]