After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
In late October 2020 I was asked to write a piece for Gayageum (Korean plucked zither instrument) and Electric Guitar. The Gayageum was performed by Hayoung Yun of Seoul National University. The collaboration was realised over a number of weeks via email and a live feed to one recording session that took place in ”The […]
This was the first time I ever played the Guzheng live on stage. I had two days to rehearse so I focused, intently, and made sure I got what I needed. I began to explore the Guzheng’s limitations, its features and eventually solved the puzzle. The result is this moderately sufficient improvisation.