for flute, clarinet, piano and fixed media
Bioluminescence abstractly reflects on various ocean phenomena; particularly bioluminescence—light produced from living creatures. Other concepts are incorporated also; such as happy dolphins, anglar coitus, bait balls, and a lake at the bottom of the ocean. The fixed media part consists primarily of samples from water and electrical sounds.
The video is constructed from footage my wife and I took at the New Jersey shore. Bioluminesence was written for a commission that accompanied a 2009 SEAMUS/ASCAP student award.