Nico Muhly (1981)

I Drink the Air Before Me (2009)

for children's choir, ensemble and playback tape

electronic work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2009
    • Duration : 59 mn
    • Editor : St. Rose Music Publishing
    • Commission: Stephen Petronio Dance Co.
Detailed formation
  • children's choir
  • flute, bassoon, trombone, percussionist, 2 pianos, viola, double bass

Creation information

  • Date : 2009

    Performers : Stephen Petronio Dance Company

Information about electronic
Electronic device : sons fixés sur support

Table of contents

  1. Fire Down Below – 6:10
  2. First Storm – 1:03
  3. Salty Dog – 6:59
  4. Varied Carols – 7:32
  5. Music Under Pressure 1 - Flute – 3:05
  6. Music Under Pressure 2 - Piano – 3:32
  7. Jagged Pulses – 2:05
  8. Music for Boys – 2:49
  9. Music for Gino – 2:53
  10. Music Under Pressure 3 - Ensemble – 8:32
  11. Storm Center – 3:35
  12. One Day Tells Its Tale to Another – 5:12