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


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