A sonic inquiry into the multi-faceted, poly-temporal relationship between improvisation and composition. Solo Bass Clarinet perfrmances and discussions: Out of the Flames (Lori Freedman, 2016) and The Library on Fire (Paul Steenhuisen, 2015).
In the same way that the Cosmatesque floors in San Benedetto in Piscinula affect
the way one interacts with the space consciously or subconsciously, Norman’s use of
palindromic musical gesture give a structure through which to process movement…