'stain is short for sustain. In this piece, both single notes and motives are sustained.
These sustained gestures, rhythms, and notes infuse the piece with color - stain it, if you will, like a deep batik pattern.
Sustenance is what you live on, what you need to survive. What sustains you?
released April 6, 2007
Composed by Caroline Mallonée
Todd Hershberger, bassoon; marc faris, electric guitar; John Mayrose, electric guitar; Jennifer Fitzgerald, piano; Thom Limbert, marimba