pulling moods (2020 / 2021)
for solo viola
is an experiment in interpretation and communication of changing duration. The piece undulates between tension and release, shifting between speeds and weights.
There is a push and pull of phrases that create fluctuating and abrupt moods. The extremities of the lilt relies on the performer's interpretation of the text-based expression and technique markings that allow the rhythmic notatation to remain simplified. download score