(Tenor saxophone & electronics) 9'08
Written for Kacie Brown and a consortium of saxophonists organised by the inaugural Elise Hall Competition for Emerging Saxophonists and Sarah Hetrick, lead commissioner.
"Imbrium" is a Latin word for "rain showers". This is the first in a series called "The Canticles"; all pieces dedicated to female mystics.
You will need:
To play the fixed electronics
A laptop with free QLab software (there is currently no tablet/iPad version of QLab)
A MIDI foot controller and cable to connect it to the laptop (an electronic piano expression/sustain pedal won't work)
Stereo speakers and mixing desk
Audio interface and cables from laptop to mixing desk
For amplification (required)
A directional microphone
A microphone stand
An XLR cable connecting the microphone to the mixing desk