12 improvisers and twelve metronomes
Commission: Productions SuperMusique
- Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 8:00 pm (Premiere)
Recorded live on Tuesday, March 24, 2015
“Hypnotized, trapped in the giant hourglass” — Frank Martel
The exhausted Jakob Richter, nicknamed the Czech stallion — a ladder manufacturer — stared at the second hand of his watch, mesmerized by the appalling elasticity of its jerky movement. In a certain way, this is comparable to the anguish of the drop that causes a vase of roses to overflow.