to pass

for solo piano and electronics

comissioned by the Barbican for the Beethoven 250 celebration weekend | 1st Feb 2020

duration 3'

"Wind, leaves, speculate the pad of paper that was [Moved] or [caused] to move in a specified direction; utter, scribble, happen: be done or said.
This piece is inspired by the lack of content in the Beethoven conversation books, and imagining how he might have responded to questions, the intimacy of passing the pages back and forth, person to person, and what might have been going on in his mind."