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MOROS is a composition for bass clarinet and contrabass clarinet, to be performed by the duo aggregate (Laura Carmichael and Oguz Buyukberber). Moros is the spirit of doom in Greek Mythology. The inspiration for the piece: Prometheus who caused mortals to cease forseeing their doom (Moros) by causing blind hopes to dwell within their breasts. It'll be the soundtrack for an imaginary SciFi film in 10 minutes.

The current status of the piece: a general idea of structure and sound, some notes, some electronic treatments of clarinet and voice. Today I have been working with Laura and Oguz on these ideas, talking about how to structure the piece, the possibilities of the instruments, and recording some sounds to use in the tape part of the work. Very exciting!

Another inspiration: the Alien Quadrology, John Carpenter's soundtracks for his own 70's films, Ennio Morricone's music for 70's films.