ROBOTIC (2012)


for Bass Clarinet


Commissioned by the 'The Seasons Composition Festival', Yakima 2012



Robotic
Playing time: 4:00
Opus/Year: 2012
Genre: Chamber music, Solo
Instrumentation: Bass Clarinet
Premiere performance: 19.10.2012 / Yakima / USA / The Seasons International Composition Festival
Angelique Poteat (Bass Clarinet)
Music Score available at Sikorski Music Publishers

Program Notes
"Robotic" (2012) is a short one-movement work, inspired by the exciting mechanical and technological world. It's an amazing universe, and he's also integrated with unbelievable precision in our lives. Are we cyborgs? Are we deciding our life-tempo?

Review (German)
"(...) Bis dahin hatten die Besucher schon einiges gehört, gleich zu Beginn 'Robotic', eine Komposition für Bassklarinette solo, in der Cruixent mit starken Kontrasten arbeitet, hastender Bewegung lang gehaltene Töne und gedehnte Zäsuren entgegensetzt, in der er auch den Tonumfang ausloten lässt. (...)"
Bodo Schnekenburger (Schwarzwälder Bote, 5.Juli.2013)
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