Bass clarinet

Soprano and Double bass

Tuba and electronics

Viola d'amore and electronics

Fyrsta Athöfn

For Solo Viola d'amore and electronics

 

English translation: First ritual.

 

Ritual is "a stereotyped sequence of activities involving gestures, words, and objects, performed in a sequestered place, and designed to influence preternatural entities or forces on behalf of the actors' goals and interests” (Victor Turner)

 

Premiered at Sonic Festival, Copenhagen in September 2014 by Marco Fusi.