Simon Steen-Andersen (1976)
Beside Besides (/Next to Beside Besides #0) (2003)
fragment for solo cello
- General information
Composition date :
- Duration : 4 mn 30 s
- Composition date : 2003
- Solo (excluding voice) [Cello]
19 May 2004
Danemark, Aarhus, Académie Royale de Musique.
Information on the electronics
Electronic device : amplification (optionnelle)
Beside Besides is actually the ending of a longer piece, BESIDES, for three amplified and three damped instruments. In the global form as well as in the form of a fragment this piece is - among other things - a search for a new beginning. A few elements are contracting slowly moving in the direction of something that might become a music. Beside Besides... and b-sides or backsides, BESIDES in the nonexisting plural form of “being next to”...