Edge for Solo Double Bass | Peter Askim

Edge for Solo Double Bass

Audio Recording


Instrumentation: Solo double bass; Duration: 6′

Program Notes:

Edge is the sharp but delicate lines of a cut diamond; the sheen of sound as it slices the silence; the precision of a surgical knife. Edge is the gritty underside of the pulsing city: dangerous, vital. It is a slalom ski as it speeds downhill – barely balancing and almost, but not quite, losing control. Precarious, but exhilarating…