duration: 7 minutes

premiere performance: POING – Musiikin aika Festival (Time of Music Festival); Viitasaari, Finland; July 09 2017. 

Performance at the Akademie der Künste, 2021.

speaking through speaking
for alto saxophone, accordion (bayan), and double bass

speak through speaking is a work inspired by Peter Handke's play, Kaspar, specifically by its protagonist's recurring line:
"I want to be someone, like someone else once was."

The music roughly sonifies a recording of myself reading this sentence, and deals with sound in ways similar to how Handke's play uses words—always aiming at an analysis of reality through different kinds of repetition.

The work is written for and dedicated to POING.

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