Movements (for Clarinet and Live Electronics)

The premiere performance by Jacob Wolf at the Splice Institute on July 1, 2023, Kalamazoo, Michigan

Lately, it seems that every third piece I compose feels like pulling teeth. For reasons that (mostly) have nothing to do with the work itself, Movements (for Clarinet and Live Electronics) is one of those pieces. Whatever dramas may have unfolded between April and May, I will give some dry information about the piece. Movements… Continue reading Movements (for Clarinet and Live Electronics)

Electric Dreamscape no. 3

The premiere recording featuring Matt Mason (Piano) at the University of Iowa on May 3rd, 2023

In this piece I am beginning to explore generative musical forms. I wrote 25 fragments of music using a five note pitch-class set derived from the name Matt Mason, the performer for whom this work is composed. (The set is [0 1 2 6 7]). These 25 fragments are separated into five “primary moment groups”.… Continue reading Electric Dreamscape no. 3