Premiered by Natalie Clarke and Dominick Douglas at Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick ME, July 30 2022
- Performed by Natalie Clarke and Dominick Douglas at Studzinski Recital Hall, Bowdoin International Music Festival, Brunswick ME, July 31 2022
Syriac Fugato 2 is a derivative work of Syriac Fugato 1. This series draws inspiration from Eugene O’Brien‘s Black Fugatos. What captures my imagination in O’Brien’s work is the seemingly independent time-layers of the various instruments in the ensemble – this sort of beautiful, organized chaos fascinates me. In Syriac Fugato, I employ a totally different technique to that of O’Brien’s controlled aleatory to achieve a comparable effect, all while crafting the work in my own aesthetic.