RYAN HARPER

Metonymy (The Clamor of Birds)
for electric guitar, electronics, and tenor

written 2010
performer Ryan Harper
score Metonymy (The Clamor of Birds).pdf



text

In groves beyond the city,
In gardens moored in water,
In the heavy belly of the fields,
Was the clamor of birds newly risen from sleep.

- Cilappatikaram, Ilanko Atikal, trans. R. Parthasarathy, adapt. Marissa Grunes