Nails as a Rose

vocalizing gamelan orchestra [25′] 2012.

Commissioner: Gamelan Padhang Moncar
Premiere: TBA
Program note:

Nails as a rose,

nails with tiny heads blunted of reason

hammered by iron held by a hand

at the end of an arm at the end of a brain

at the end of a nail at the end of a thorn;


—  Janet Frame The Goose Bath Poems