Binary Ties

2020

Chamber Ensemble (1.1.1.1, 0.0.0.0, Strings: 1.1.1.1.1)

10'00''

The title 'Binary Ties' refers to the two melodic strands that weave around each other to form the foundation of this piece, and often develop into a twisted knot of musical lines. Furthermore, the juxtaposition of 'binary' (ie. divided) and 'ties' (ie. connected) alludes to the contrasts explored in this work; although the musical narrative is constantly unfolding, it always derives from unifying elements which are reimagined throughout the journey.

Commissioned by Ensemble Apex. Recorded for online release as part of Ensemble Apex's 2020 Digital Season.