Flashing is a work for orchestra that explores the concept of superimposed melodies in three movements. In the first movement, performers choose their own rhythms to play as they remain on the same pitch within a chord, creating a shimmering texture. By the third movement, the performers are playing more complicated melodies, creating a sense of unification in the ensemble that a solo violin mimics throughout the movement.
Flashing is scored for:
Note: Although Flashing can be performed with a minimum of two percussionists, some ensembles may require more