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Bestiario (“Bestiary”) is a collection of pieces in which the performers are asked to embody an imaginary animal through sound. In a way, this animal participates in the composition process as it gradually reveals itself in its sonic qualities which help dictate the work’s discourse (form, techniques, contrasts, gestures, etc.) This means that this imaginary animal has agency in the work, which leads me to make decisions that I would not have otherwise made. Along with other collections of pieces (such as my Dialectos de Árbol or Tree Dialects,) this Bestiary is one of my attempts to remove the human—as a concept—from the center of attention and to ‘de-humanize’ my ear in order to be able to better listen to those types of others who rarely are considered as equal subjects.
This is the fourth piece of this collection, composed for and dedicated to Maeve Feinberg.
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Maya Miro Johnson