performed by Garrett Brown
Instrumentation: Bassoon and Electronics
Premiere: April 23, 2019 - Garrett Brown - Stony Brook Composers Concert, Stony Brook, NY
In Distant Wave, the bassoonist records themselves playing and filters the recordings with an accelerometer attached to the bassoon. They move the bassoon across two planes to bring out different partials of the recorded bassoon sounds, building harmonies from single pitches.