New Piece 5/30/08

  (2008)

Synopsis

New Piece 5/30/08 work is similar to the two works that follow it chronologically, Composition with Red, Blue and Yellow, 1930 and Composition with Red, Yellow and Blue, 1927. All three pieces feature arcing forms, building slowly from nothing, climaxing at a central point, and fading away at the end. Additionally, all three pieces feature pitches held by the players for extended durations, minutes at a time.

The title refers to its date of composition.