in levitation, lightness - Constellations @ Le Gesù (Montreal, QC)


in levitation, lightness (2015) is a work for brass quintet, electronics, and light producing snares, featuring variations on a theme in stasis.  The piece was curated and performed by ensemble Magnitude 6 for the show Constellations, presented at Le Gesù in Montreal, QC on June 3/4, 2015. http://magnitude6.ca/in-levitation-lightness/

in levitation, lightness (2015) is a work for brass quintet, electronics, and light producing snares, featuring variations on a theme in stasis. 

The piece was curated and performed by ensemble Magnitude 6 for the show Constellations, presented at Le Gesù in Montreal, QC on June 3/4, 2015.

http://magnitude6.ca/in-levitation-lightness/

« Beyond sky
curtains were being drawn back
on the heaviest and smoothest of brass rings.
The sound was as if rhythms unrealized within
were the whole round of heaven.
Not, as in thunder, being rolled about, a gill—brack
about to descend: this was a levitation of things.
— Aura, Colin Simms (1967)
Source: http://magnitude6.ca/constellations/