nihilistic study no.7

nihilistic study no.7 (2013)

line-up*: flute (also piccolo), oboe, clarinet (clarinet in e-flat, clarinet in b-flat, bass clarinet), trombone, piano, 2 violins, viola, violoncello, contrabass, electronic playback
duration: 12′
date of premiere: 21.9.2013, Moving Sounds Festival, Littlefield Brooklyn, New York

composed for ensemble mise-en

“only nihilism is constructive” (Jean Dubuffet)

Video of the premiere @ Littlefield, Brooklyn, NYC 21.9.2013
Ensemble Mise-en conducted by Carl Bettendorf

*(exists also in a version for smaller ensemble for: fl (also picc), ob, clar (e-flat, b-flat, bass clar),  sax (bari. sax, ten. sax) or e-guitar, pno, vln, vlc, electronic