blocks (or, bricks)
for Percussion (four semi-resonant metals, three tom-toms)
Duration: 7 minutes
Commissioned by Scott Comanzo
Premiered by Kevin Good
I find myself noticing the overlapping patterns made by blocks or bricks in masonry work. What catches my attention is when two different sized bricks are stacked on top of each other. I start counting them, figuring out how many of one it takes to line up again with the other.