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Untangled [arr.]


Flute, clarinet, electric guitar, piano, double bass

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FivebyFive Music NY


14 September 2019. Rhode Island, NY

Untangled [arr.]
00:00 / 01:04

Program Note:

Untangled was inspired by the following lines of text, that form the description of a character’s dream in a story by Lorrie Moore:

“She thought of a dream she had had the night before. In the dream a door in the apartment opened up and suddenly there were more rooms, rooms she hadn’t known existed, a whole house beneath, which was hers. There were birds living inside, and everything was dark, but very beautiful, room after room, with windows open for the birds … She remembered some sort of movement – bunched and panicky, through stairwells, corridors, dark tunnels, hidden behind paintings –and then, in the dream, it untangled to a fluttering stasis”.

Originally composed for the Dallas Festival of Modern Music in 2011, this arrangement was commissionedby fivebyfive music, NY in 2019.

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