…of breath and fire

mixed ensemble (2021)

Duration: 10'

Commissioned by fivebyfive modern chamber music with funding provided by Chamber Music America’s Classical Commissioning Program. Inspired by the artistic process of glass artist Madeline Rile Smith, …of breath and fire features sonic timbres kaleidoscopically merging and detaching, blurring and evolving in the manner of hot glass which expands, pops, and morphs in the presence of flame.