We begin again

for Bb clarinet, electric guitar, cello, piano, double bass, & percussion (all amplified,) 7:00 (2017). Commissioned for the 2017 Bang on a Can Summer Festival.

About the Work:
We begin again is about a type of renewal that is special to the human experience. The spirit of this experience is embodied through a sort of liquified chorale; the verses are stated quite simply at the beginning, and as more voices join in the lines blur between what is voice and what is environment. Beneath the delicate surface of the verses lies overwhelming haze and confusion and dizziness; but regardless, we begin again in the morning.