for piccolo, basset recorder, prepared harp, prepared cembalo and tambourines
Year of Composition
February 25, 2023
Elena Gabbrielli, piccolo/tambourine
Caroline Mayrhoffer, recorder
Tina Žerdin, harp/tambourine
Sonja Leipold, cembalo
airborne extended & Bundesministerium Kunst, Kultur, öffentlicher Dienst und Sport Österreich
Recording forthcoming in Summer 2023.
al’thalj is the third in a series of pieces constructed from texts by the Iraqi poet Nadeem Al’Aloosi about the figure Malak Alzumurud (the Emerald Angel).
This work was commissioned by airborne extended and composed during my residency at Akademie Schloss Solitude in 2022.