Electric Aroma

for soprano sax, clarinet in Bb, percussion, and piano
duration: 7′
commissioned by Elizabeth and Justus Schlichting for the Eighth Blackbird Creative Laboratory

Program Notes

“an electric aroma a most disagreeable noise”
-Pablo Picasso
October 10, 1936


 
Performance History

Premiere: June 23, 2017. Eighth Blackbird Creative Lab, Ojai, CA
Dylan Ward, saxophone, Michael Maccaferri, clarinet, Phoebe Wu, piano, Matthew Keown, percussion

January 20, 2018. Constellation Chicago
Dylan Ward, saxophone, Michael Maccaferri, clarinet, Phoebe Wu, piano, Matthew Keown, percussion

January 21, 2018. Constellation Chicago
Dylan Ward, saxophone, Michael Maccaferri, clarinet, Phoebe Wu, piano, Matthew Keown, percussion

January 22, 2018. WFMT Studios
Dylan Ward, saxophone, Michael Maccaferri, clarinet, Phoebe Wu, piano, Matthew Keown, percussion

May 11, 2018. Juilliard Blackbox Theatre
Dylan Ward, saxophone, Zach Manzi, clarinet, Robert Fleitz, piano, Evan Saddler, percussion