Superspreader (2021)

Bass Recorder solo (or any wind instrument)
Duration 5-6 min.
Dedicated to Erik Bosgraaf. Written with support from the Kone Foundation.
First performance on April 5, 2021 in Solingen, Germany by Erik Bosgraaf.

Programme note

A superspreader is a person who transmits an infectious disease or agent to an unexpectedly or unusually large number of other people. During the coronavirus pandemic the blowing, hissing and spitting wind players were arguably considered as one of the worst ”bad guys” amongst the musicians. Now, here’s one dangerous wind player, a potential superspreader. Watch out! :: Tomi Räisänen, 2021