In the same way that a web can be spun from a single point into innumerable shapes and possibilities, the three string instruments here begin on a unison note (G) and from there, are constantly expanding and contracting. These lines can be imagined as lines in a kind of gossamer web: sometimes entangled and, at other times broken free, stretching and floating above the others.
Violin, Viola, Cello
ca. 4 minutes
May 10, 2015*
Graduate Recital, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Sol Joseph Recital Hall
Amaranth Trio: Abigail Shiman – violin, Erica Zappia – viola, Helen Newby – cello
*Indicates a world premiere