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Program Note
Score Sample

Spirals, for Bass Flute and Bass Clarinet or Flute and Clarinet in B-flat, was completed in the Fall of 2007. The title comes from the method governing the pitch structure. Spiraling paths were created moving through two pitch matrices (the second derived from the first) moving first to the center and then, after switching instruments, back out again. Each instrument describes two paths simultaneously (one inward and one outward, each belonging to a different matrix) for the duration of the work.

Approx. duration = 4:00


Score sample:
Page 1 (pdf)