Luftstegen (the Air Steps)
commission for the trio Karin Hellqvist (violin), Heloisa Amaral (piano) and Sori Choi (percussion)
with support from Swedish Arts Council
first performance: 12.8.2018 at Kalv Festival, Sweden
publisher: Svensk Musik
« I walk in a form, a fuming (…) » so begins the poem En form by the swedish poet Katarina Frostenson (Sju grenar,"Seven branches", W&W, 2018) which has inspired to the trio Luftstegen.
The piece is written in a very slow, elastic pulse. But inside this membrane, rapide gestures, melody fragments and rhythmic patterns appear, carried by deep timbre lines, formed like a bowl ...