© 2019

PASS (2019)

(amplified solo violin, amplified string trio, pre-recorded soundtrack)

10 minutes

First performed by Rakhi Singh and the Singh Quartet, as part of PLUG 2019. 

i. introduction

ii. the beginning of the story, and 

iii. some more of the story

iv. a bargain struck

v. plateau

vi. impassive hills

vii. meltwater

viii. finally

ix. a track

This piece began as an exploration of coldness and frigidity, of stories and bodies that 

are totally closed to you.

 

only pass

that north

 

No. 

Please, stop

 

IF YOU GET BACK IN YOUR CAR and

 

Will you

If I

once

 

and DRIVE BACK DOWN THE MOUNTAIN

 

texted meters

melted cold

water to wash in

days pass

sky and air 

wanted to distant 

him

 

arched myself

spread I come

the I hard-on then

 

on kissed pass

poured that bare.