fl, cl =(bcl), pno, vln, vlc

Soprano and Double bass

bfl (=fl), perc, pno, vln, vla, vlc

bfl (=fl) , bcl, perc, hrp

fl (=afl) , cl (=bcl), perc, vln, sop

Bcl, Tpt, Tbn, Bar

fl, ob, cl (=bcl), perc, hrp, gtr, mand, vln, vla, vlc, db,

Etch

For five Musicians

fl, cl =(bcl), pno, vln, vlc

Its material hollowed out.
Through etching rather than adding.
Until what stands behind is its skeletal frame. Slow, quiet and whispering.

Commissioned by The Icelandic National Radio for its yearly music festival.

Written for and premiered by Elektra ensemble in November 2020, in Reykjavík.

Link to video of live performance:

https://www.ruv.is/frett/2020/11/24/etch-eftir-hauk-thor-hardarson