Expansion

2017

Alto Saxophone and Electronics (Max Patch)

9'45''

'Expansion' takes the listener on a journey from acoustic sound into electroacoustic sound. Opening with an expressive solo saxophone, the electronics subtly begin to mimic the soloist and eventually form a flowing texture over which the saxophone explores playful melodies. The texture continues to expand throughout the piece, culminating in the final wash of shimmering electronic colours.

Composed for Sam Weller. Premiered at Konzertprojekt’s ‘Light Qualities’ as part of Vivid 2019.