Virgin Soil (2015)

for sinfonietta: 1(=picc, b.fl)1(=ca)1(=ebcl)1;1110;2perc.pno; 

Commissioned in 2015 by Alarm Will Sound for the 2015 Mizzou International Composers Festival. 8'

Virgin Soil is a field in which three themes are independently cultivated in ruffled patches of paper, books, and coins. Once plucked, they are braided into a new rhythmic ecology.

An interview with the Columbia Missourian about the work can be found here.