For bass clarinet and audio.
recordings made of live performances in Rejkavik, Icleand (2014) and New York (2015) with double bass and bass clarinet. The image below is of Linkdsay Vickery perfroming the work in Iceland.
This piece was written for Lindsay Vickery, and premiered as part of the Agosto Foundation's Improvisation Festival in Prague, July 2014.
The Signals Directorate is an arm of the Australian
Government that provides foreign signals intelligence, known as Sigint, to the Australian Defence Force and Australian Government to support military and strategic decision-making.
Their motto is - "Reveal their secrets: protect our own". They are known for their 'listening in' on mobile phone conversations, most famously revealed by Edward Snowden's documents relating to Australia's relationship with Malaysia. The score takes images and colours from the graphs generated by the organisation that represent tracking of data, and uses an excerpt of one of the composers past bass noise performances as the electronic part for the live performance to track.
The electronics are a playback track that is embedded in the score. You can download the Decibel Score Player, and the file which has the audio embedded in it can be downloaded here.