Messer Engel Atem Kling
version for string quartet
Version for string trio, Schwelbrandorchester, Berlin 2014
November 26, 2011 Bergamo · November 27, 2013 Berlin · March 22, 2014 Berlin · November 4, 2014 Berlin · July 31, 2016 Berlin · April 25, 2017 New York
German composer Martin Grütter’s Messer Engel Atem Kling called for some squalling, bow-shredding extended technique. Part cello metal, part Zorn string piece, it was a clever study in contradictions.
Lucid Culture, April 26th, 2017
Beginning of the score (including detailed instrumentation and performance notes):
Beginning of the score (including detailed instrumentation and performance notes)