Liza Lim (1966)

Sex Magic (2020)

for contrabass flute, electronics and kinetic percussion installation

electronic work

  • General information
    • Composition date: 2020
    • Duration: 45 mn
    • Commission: Claire Chase
    • Dedication: Claire Chase
  • Type
    • Solo (excluding voice) [Flute]
Detailed formation
  • contrabass flute

Premiere information

  • Date: 15 May 2020

    Etats-Unis, New York, The Kitchen at Queenslab


    Claire Chase, flûte

Information on the electronics
Electronic device: dispositif électronique non spécifié

Table of contents

I. Pythoness [6’]
II. Oracles [18′ total]
i. Salutations to the cowrie shells [4’]
ii. Womb-bell [3’]
iii. Vermillion – on Rage (for contrabass flute, pedal bass drum, Aztec ‘death whistle’) [2′]
iv. Throat Song (for ocarina & voice) [3’]
v. Moss – on the Sacred Erotic [5’]
vi. Telepathy (silent meditation) [1’]
III. Skin Changing [12’]
IV. The Slow Moon Climbs [9’]