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(2012) for percussion and computer sound, 10’ 

instrumentation: large log drum, three wood blocks, low floor tom, large bass drum + 3 microphones + percussionist humming or an additional vocalist + computer software processing amplified sound


Song for Low Tree : a melody from human exhalation, transposed several octaves lower into the range of a bass tree, the rate of a drum, a log, pieces of wood; in counterpoint with patterns from a tree exhalation, transposed several factors up into the rate of a human song.

Song for Low Tree (2012)

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