RÄISÄNEN

Tomi

Falls (2016)

  • piano 6 hands
  • duration 2'30
  • commissioned by and dedicated to junctQín keyboard collective
  • fp: junctQín keyboard collective: Elaine Lau • Joseph Ferretti • Stephanie Chua, May 19, 2016, Toronto (Canada)

junctQín: Elaine Lau • Joseph Ferretti • Stephanie Chua

Falls is a one of the most short and compact works that I have ever written. Despite being modest in duration, it contains several thousands of notes. The three pianists constantly play descending scales resulting in a sound image, which is not too far from a waterfall. :: Tomi Räisänen, 2016