The Pew, The Shroud, Tambourines (2008)

For flute, toy piano, tambourines [20′]

Based on President Bush’s 2007 State of the Union Address, pitch and structural details are based on data about 2007 US Marines casualties, depicting a rather drawn-out musical “Surge.”

Performances:

  • September 2008, Long Beach, “Soundwalk 08” (Adam Fong, Lewis Keller, Christine Tavolacci)