Work

Oneiric Prosody (2007)

Jo Kondo

string quartet

Commission: Bozzini Quartet with support from the Japan-Canada Fund

Premiere

  • 5 Aug 2008 2:00 pm
    Ottawa
    Ottawa International Chamber Music Festival 2008
    Butterfield | Fargion | Kondo | Stiegler

Program Notes

‘Oneiric’ means ‘of dreams.’ My main concern in this composition was to ‘line up’ several fragments (short sections) of different characteristics in order to create the musical discourse of an ‘illogical’ nature similar in some extent to that of dreams.