Squarcio (2011)

for ensemble (fl, ob, cl, tpt, tbn, pn, 11111), duration 7’30”

premiered 21.11.2011 in Rostock, Germany


CAPUT sinfonietta, Gudni Franzson cond.



Squarcio has explosive energy and grows in overlapping crescendos. It may be divided into two parts, the expansive first leading to a denser, more layered second. The music is marked off by strong, polyrhythmic eruptions and everdenser crescendos that carry the piece to its close.

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