|Perla (перла) (New Version)|
Perla was written in 2003, and very recently re-composed. I was interested in the recorder as an instrument which is very sensitive to articulations made in the performer's mouth, almost directly translating these articulations to sound. I imagined all materials, lyrical lines and multiphonics to be originating from a fluttertongue, which reminds me of the sound of a steam whistle!. The piece is therefore like smoke leaving a funnel and then dissipating.
Dai Fujikura （edited by Harry Ross)