The Negotiation of Context (A)solo piano, pump organ (2009)
|Commission||Commissioned by the Either/Or Ensemble|
|Premiere||May 2009; Tenri Cultural Institute, New York, NY; Either/Or Ensemble; Rick Carrick; David Shively|
|Technical requirements||guitar plectrum, super-ball, round clave, fingerslide|
two (2) scores required for performance
"For new actions to be perceived and responded to as meaningful, the shared understanding concerning what is being talked about––i. e., the frame of interpretation all participants are applying to what each other says and does––must be reached first."
Adam Kendon – The Negotiation of Context in Face-to-Face Interactions