Writhing in Grace

by Collin Sherman

Released 2013
Released 2013
The slow transitions from section to section balance a growing tension with a feeling of grace and lightness. A feeling of being submerged is gradually replaced by a relentless mechanical presence, which is resolved subtly, just as it first appeared.
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Based in New York, New York, I create experimental ambient electronic music which deconstructs traditional applications of melody, rhythm and song structure. I have a background in saxophone and clarinet, both of which are used on this piece, as well as electronics. I begin the piece with the natural high tones of the reed instruments to create graceful, floating transitions, which nevertheless leave a lingering dread or foreboding in their wake. As the piece transitions …
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