LA Composers Project 2013: Robin Cox


Next in our series of interviews with composers featured on What’s Next? Ensemble‘s fifth annual Los Angeles Composers Project is Robin Cox. Here we go:

Cox HeadshotThe name of your piece being performed at LACP 2013 is:

Everywhere 

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Tell us about it.

“Everywhere” juxtaposes a lilting bass clarinet solo against the rhythmic backbone of vibraphone accompaniment as processed by digital delay.  I was interested in creating an impression of delay processing as simply a natural extension of the instrument.  The vibraphone’s ringing ambience also provided a nice opportunity for blending such with the unique capacities a bass clarinet has for nuancing a musical phrase, or even a single long note.

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Favorite vice : extremely dark chocolate.

Here’s the piece:

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