Program Notes

Tendrils is a continuous movement of undulating lines. Although the piece seems to unfold, the impulse was lyrical and experimental. The first task was to compose the process.

Howard Skempton [reproduced by permission of Oxford University Press] [iv-07]

Tendrils was composed for the Smith Quartet. It was commissioned jointly by the BBC and the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival (HCMF).