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Still Life with Wave

By Philip Schuessler

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Flute and alto saxophone
Composed by Philip Schuessler. Chamber music, 20th century. Published by Potenza Music (P2.10013).

Item Number: P2.10013

As a winner of the Duo Fujin 2012 Weekend Composition Competition, this work was motivated by Hokusai's woodblock print entitled The Great Wave off Kanagawa. The work considers small musical cells that pattern and shift as analogous to the nature of water in tumultuous motion. Cells interlock and cross-pollinate like eddies and currents. Seen (or heard) from a broad perspective, these tiny motions may seem static, bubbling with potential energy, but still - like a snapshot of a tidal wave before collapse.

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