Ladders of anxiety
for flute, guitar, violin, viola, and cello

Composition Date: 2007
Duration: 00:13:00
Genre: Mixed Chamber Ensembles (1 to 9 Performers), Quintets, Woodwind(s), Plectral String(s) / Bowed String(s)

Instrumentation:

Instrumentation Set Number 1:
  • 1 x Flute
  • 1 x Guitar
  • 1 x Violin
  • 1 x Viola
  • 1 x Violoncello
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Programme Note:
Ladders of Anxiety for flute/alto flute, guitar and string trio is dedicated to the incomparable Claire Chase and ICE (International Contemporary Ensemble). In starting the piece, I got my initial inspiration from very colorful medical computer-generated charts not unlike sound wave files. Starting an abstract musical work for me is always a challenge. Once one goes along in the compositional stream of a new work, a magical process takes hold and the notes begin to create their own story from deep inside the unconscious mind. This piece operates subliminally on levels of anxiety that we all experience increasing and decreasing as we go about our complex and interactive lives.

Commissioned by: Claire Chase and the International Contemporary Ensemble

Premiere Information:
09/12/2007 Gottlieb Hall, Merit School of Music Chicago, IL Claire Chase, flute, with the International Contemporary Ensemble

CATALOGUE INFO:

  • Call Number:
  • MI 8516 M838la
  • Genre:
  • Mixed Chamber Ensembles (1 to 9 Performers), Quintets, Woodwind(s), Plectral String(s) / Bowed String(s)
  • Date of Acquisition:
  • August 6, 2009
  • Type:
  • Print-music, Published by CMC
  • Physical Description:
  • 1 score (25 p.) + 5 parts ((20) p.) ; 28 cm.
    25 Pages
    Height: 28 cm
    Width: 22 cm
    Parts page count: 20
  • Additional Information:
  • Flute, Acoustic Guitar, Violin, Viola, Cello
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