Muviolin or viola (2007)
|Commission||Written for the New York Miniaturist Ensemble|
|Premiere||September 18, 2007; Brooklyn Center for New Music; Erik Carlson|
Some meanings of Mu (according to Wikipedia):
· Micro- the prefix signifying one millionth.
· In Zen Buddhism, a word that can mean neither yes nor no.
· The 12th letter of the Greek alphabet, which was derived from the Egyptian hieroglyphic symbol for water.
· The name of a hypothetical continent that allegedly existed in one of Earth's oceans but disappeared at the dawn of human history.
Mu was written for the New York Miniaturist Ensemble.