Scream Sing Whisper


ensemble of 18 players
Mixed Chamber Ensemble
1(=picc).1.2(II=bcl).1(=cbsn) – – perc(2): vib/mar/glsp/crot/t.bells/log drum/kick drum/tam-t – pno – harp – strings (

Commissioned by Asko|Schönberg, Swedish Radio, Christian Karlsen and Föreningen Kammarmusik NU with kind support from the Swedish Arts Council

First Performance
19.11.2015, Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, Amsterdam, Netherlands: Asko|Schönberg/Christian Karlsen

Score and parts in preparation

Programme Notes

'Scream Sing Whisper' is my second piece for ensemble, the other being 'Vaporised Tivoli' written for Ensemble Modern in 2010. 'Scream Sing Whisper', (c. 24 minutes) is made up of very different building blocks stretching from passages reminiscent of a weird, blaring carnival, sections with pure quarter tones, to extremely soft, ethereal textures, largely built upon spectral harmony. The piece is dedicated to Christian Karlsen. AH November 2015

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