for violin, violoncello and piano
The title refers, on the one hand, to the long phase of silence (as an inner absence of music), which preceded the piece, and on the other hand the necessity for one, following this silence, to make oneself completely understood. The large range of expressive means is a result of this necessity for complete expression.
The work fathoms then, a multitude of conflicting areas: here it goes from sound alteration to noise as the result of inner endeavours, there a huge instrumental gesture, the outwardly directed virtuosity. Moments of static from "frozen" textures are relieved by moments of kinetic density, which (paradoxically) can return again to stagnation.
The associative exploration (exploration as a circumlocution of the working method, not the resulting sounds) is sometimes penetrated by sound gestures, which are not, in a logical sense, inherently part of the system but are created in the respective moment of the work process, from an inner (thus subjective) necessity - they have, as a result, a purely "psychological function".
The compositional challenge, to construct the unexpected as paradigm without this producing an (expected?) abrasion, is for the piano trio programme. The rapid scales deceive, the pulses are fragile, ostinato lead to nowhere, the seemingly target-orientated become volatilised; no state is definitive. Many moments subsume that which came previous and simultaneously refer to that which is to follow, the music gives birth to and is itself permanently reborn.
The work is held together more through the atmospherical density and a conjunctive (sound) sensualism than through the structures material relationships (e.g. regarding pitch). All this occurs in a concentrated from and a tight time dimension.
Duration: 18' 00"