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Keta

2018

Duration: ca. 9'

Force: Alto Saxophone

Performance History:

 

Philipp Staudlin. March 12, 2018. Distler Hall. Tufts University (Premiere)

Philipp Staudlin. April 3, 2019. Distler Hall. Tufts University

Philipp Staudlin. April 21, 2019. Seully Hall. Boston Conservatory at Berklee

Program notes:

 

Keta /KAY-tah/ n. an image that inexplicably leaps back into your mind from the distant past (definition courtesy of the Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows). Keta is a work for solo alto saxophone, which employs the idea of ‘inexplicable’ interruption, as its primary structural mechanism.