There's this word... 'Phenom'. Just like the Williams sisters, performers can be 'Phenoms.'
Yes, I do purposely write music that may be unplayable and uninterpretable for the same reason Cage wrote the Freeman Etudes (Yes, he did, although in the back of his mind, he always hoped).
Today...all morning and afternoon in a rehearsal space on Charles Street in the West Village (NY).
Today, Jason Columba. Student of the Trumpet.
We will record this on Monday (The Second Recording) as I planned the realization of this piece to take months to accomplish.
It is exhilarating to find brilliant interpreters of your compositional efforts that live and breathe the work. Passionate and so entrenched/entranced by the prospect to be the first to accomplish what others can not do.
It's a complete event and a complete day. I'm going to find some wine now.
"Recollectionist" for B Flat Trumpet . Thanks to Fox, Vivendi, and Black Rock for the opportunity to make this a realization.