Winding Stair revolves around one note—a high G sharp. As the piece progresses in a series of spiral-shaped phrases, each modulates around that note, treating it in a different context. Once all the harmonic contexts are used up, the piece is over.
ListenTimo Andres: Winding Stair
performer Jennifer Koh, violin
Winding Stair score, print edition
Winding Stair score, PDF edition
4 pages, 9×12 format.