Noise pollution is most commonly manifested as construction or transportation sounds. In Chicago, we have our fair share of both.
Noise Pollution originally written for the Anaphora Ensemble was completed in Chicago on Monday, November 8, 2010 with all subsequent revisions completed by the end of 2011.
Instrumentation: Percussion, Flute/Alto Flute, Clarinet in B-flat *
Percussion – Hi Hat, Triangle, High Brake Drum (laying on a towel), Low
Brake Drum (laying on a towel), High Tom Tom (muffled with a towel),
Low Tom Tom (muffled with a towel), Low Woodblock
Duration: 8 minutes & 15 seconds
* An alternate version replacing the Clarinet in B-flat for Soprano Saxophone/Tenor Saxophone is also available.