Wind 1

Photograph © Bill Carslake (Cairngorms 2018)
Wind 1 for bassoon and violin. Extract, sampled sounds.

The first in a new series of works about the wind. It designs the shapes of rocks and trees, and whirls the ice in turf digs. The prevailing wind in the UK is from the Southwest. Climate warming is changing this. When planting a tree you would spread the roots to the Southwest so that it might stand for centuries to come. Which way to spread the roots now?


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