Monday, March 2, 2009

1 September 2008, #3. "Albatross" - 4m50s

I love how austerely this piece begins. It is open and empty. I left the sustain pedal down for much of it, giving an extremely wet texture. It doesn't stop, either — as I throw more notes in, leaving the pedal down, they all mix together in a swirl. Unfortunately, I lose it and abort the piece at 4:35. So I suppose this is what's called an "outtake", but the beginning was too lovely not to post.

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Recorded on September 1st, 2008, at Magic Closet Studios, in Portland, OR.