Axis

photo of Yannis Xenakis
2002
violin (with whisper/voice), percussion: (3 bongos, crotales, glsp, bass timp. with cymbal)
durata
7'

commission: Délégation Permanante de la Grèce auprès de l'UNESCO
first performance: 23.5.2002, Maison de Radio France, Paris
Hae-Sun Kang, Daniel Ciampolini
publisher: Svensk Musik

Axis
Scene: one violinist and one percussionist, on a distance of several meters from each other, communicate through timbres, supporting rythms and expressive gestures: An extended sound is apprehended, replied, a fall out is grasped, surrounded and taked care of. Axis is written in memory of Yannis Xenakis.

Madeleine Isaksson

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