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study for alto saxophone & electronics, 2017.
composed sep–dec 2017, approx 13”

for charlie arbelaez.


an exploration of the use of alto saxophone multiphonics as pivoting tools, and other extended performance techniques. the soloist plays against a drone of sines, controlled by foot pedal or by a secondary player, emphasizing spectral content.

excerpt recorded nov 17, 2017, westchester, ny
alto saxophone: charlie arbelaez
electronics: jonathan harris