Luftstegen

photo: high wooden sculptures, Celan, last book of poems by Katarina Frostenson
2018
violin, piano, (korean) percussion
durata
9'30

 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 ...

Madeleine Isaksson

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