Feathers and Echoes

Length: ca.12’30”
Instrumentation: 2(II=picc).2.2(II=bcl).2.(II=dbn) – – timp.perc(3):crot/w.ch./3wb./susp.cym./tri./tamb./tam./bd. – hp – strings

This composition, commissioned by Audia International, Inc., explores the interplay between the diverse birdsong of Yellowstone National Park and the park’s underlying seismic activity. Meticulous analysis of seismic data provided by Audia and extensive study and transcription of Yellowstone’s birdsong informed this work.