Suite for Orchestra, Choir and Percussion in 6 movements
„Waves upon Waves“ invites the audience to a shared experience of rhythmic excitement and inner stillness. With all its intensity it points to the empty space between the pulses, and the tangible but inaudible waves lying underneath the music, criss-crossing in complex polyrhythmic ways.
„Waves upon Waves” is based on tempo ranges in which the human nervous system has a maximum response. This fact is backed up by newest science and it is no surprise that some of the tempos chosen for Waves are identical with the Credo in Bach´s Mass in B minor, Augurs of Spring in Strawinsky´s Le Sacre du printemps or the Molto allegro in Mozart´s Symphony Nr. 40. The intention of “Waves” is to immerse the listener into the rhythmic nature of all life, and establish rhythm as a mirror for a deeper insight.
„Waves“ takes the audience on a journey through six movements: