Afterlife for Alto Saxophone & Piano (2019)

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Title: Afterlife

Year: 2019

Instrumentation: Alto Saxophone & Piano 

Duration: ca. 60' 00"

 

Commissioned by and written for Lewis Banks.

 

Inspired by David Eagleman’s short story cycle ‘Sum: Forty tales from the afterlives’, this work, entitled Afterlife, comprises of several pieces for Alto Saxophone and Piano, and is conceptualised around a number of speculative stories that Eagleman created that postulate a diverse range of scenarios in which humans might find themselves in the afterlife. Therefore, Afterlife attempts to capture the qualities of a selection of Eagleman’s short stories in a musical context, while pondering their intended meanings and existential (or post-existential) implications.

 

Contents:

1.1.Utopia (12' 00")

1.2.Epoch Interlude 1 (2' 00")

2.1.Omniattentive (7'30")

2.2.Epoch Interlude 2  (2' 00")

3.Déjà Vu (7' 00")

4.Autopsy of a God (5' 30")

5.1.The Third Death (7' 30")

5.2.Epoch Interlude (2' 30")

6.1.Her, the heretic (9' 30")

6.2.Epoch Interlude 4 (2' 00")

7.Epitaph Incarnate (6' 00")

Afterlife for Alto Saxophone & Piano (2019)

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