a c t i o n  /  r e a c t i o n

Duration: 4'00"



Instrumentation:

Alto Sax.



Program Notes:

action/reaction is the second in a series for saxophone (or multiple saxophones) that take their names from the Newtonian Laws of Motion. The name, action/reaction, is derived from the third of these laws that basically states that for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction.



 

Written for saxophonist Michael Shults.



Available through Veritas Musica Publishing.



 

Awards:

Selected Performance, 2011 Iowa Composers Forum Spring Festival

Selected Performance, 2010 Society of Composers, Inc. Region V Conference

Selected Performance, 2010 Festival of New Music at University of Iowa

Selected Performance, 2010 Society of Composers, Inc. Region VI Conference

Selected Performance, 2010 40th Annual Festival of New Music at Ball State University

 



Performances:

Gilbert Sabitzer - 26 April 2018; Klagenfurt, Austria

Gilbert Sabitzer - 21 March 2018; St. Veit an der Glan, Austria

Tyler Schuster - 13 April 2017; Eau Claire, WI

Gilbert Sabitzer - 28 April 2015; Klagenfurt, Austria

Gilbert Sabitzer - 20 October 2013; Klagenfurt, Austria

Gilbert Sabitzer - 19 October 2013; Maria Saal, Austria

Gilbert Sabitzer - 20 November 2012; Klagenfurt, Austria

Gilbert Sabitzer - 10 November 2012; Villach, Austria

Gilbert Sabitzer - 15 July 2011; Gmünd, Austria

Bruce Western - 21 May 2011; Cedar Rapids, IA

Randall Hall - 2 April 2011; Indianola, IA

Randall Hall - 28 February 2011; A Coruña, Spain

Randall Hall - 24 February 2011; Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Randall Hall - 28 January 2011; Rock Island, IL

Randall Hall - 2 October 2010; Rock Island, IL

Michael Shults - 5 April 2010; Kansas City, MO

Michael Shults - 27 March 2010; Iowa City, IA

Joseph Wytko - 25 March 2010; Manhattan, KS

Laura Bukowsky - 11 February 2010; Munice, IN

Michael Shults - 17 November 2009; Kansas City, MO





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