Performed by Ken Thomson (soprano), Peter Hess (alto), Edward RosenBerg III (tenor), Jay Rattman (baritone) at the Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier, on 9 February 2018.
Note that this performance is of an early version of the piece - including an additional first movement (for solo alto saxophone), and an extended third movement. The alto sax solo is available separately.
Movements(i) an inscrutable premonition
(ii) a dubious proposal
(iii) the inevitable disclosure of pernicious views
(iv) a regret re-examined
‘An Affliction’ is a study in displacement, decay and disruption. It is inspired by both electronic and renaissance music. It was premiered at the Vermont College of Fine Arts by Ken Thomson (soprano), Peter Hess (alto), Edward RosenBerg III (tenor), and Jay Rattman (baritone).
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