instrumentation: trombone with practice/“silent” mute
details: 8 pages, including performance instructions; A3 portrait
For David, Elizabeth, Evan, Jonathon, Jonathan, Nick, and Trevor, without whom the work would not exist. The title is borrowed from Jonathan Safran Foer’s Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, a book I love.
Weston Olencki, trombone (Fonema Consort). Canvas Theater, Chicago, Illinois. November 21, 2014.
David Roode, trombone. London Contemporary Music Festival, UK. August 2, 2013.
szene instrumental. Ljubljana Radio-Station, Slovenia. February 6, 2013.
szene instrumental. Kunstuniversität Graz, Austria. November 29, 2012.
William Lang, trombone. I-beam, Brooklyn, New York. October 20, 2012.
Portrait Concert, ELISION Ensemble. ABC Ferry Road Studios, Brisbane, Australia. July 27, 2008. Broadcast on ABC Classic FM. Ben Marks, trombone.