A series of metallic gears.


for saxophone quartet

This composition evokes a self-sustained, machine-like landscape, complete with moving parts and circuitry. It also reflects on how this machine’s experience of work may relate to very human experiences of life, drawing connections between rigid technological processes and fluid human emotions and wondering if there may be space for an in-between.

"Industriana" was composed for the Mount Allison Saxophone Quartet. The intended 2020 premiere was sadly cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It is now awaiting premiere through Inside Voice Music.

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Recorded (multi-track) by Dr. James Kalyn and Owen Switzer, saxophones