eyam iii (if it’s living somewhere outside of you)

for solo bass flute

or

solo bass flute shadowed by one low wind instrument and one string instrument

 

“One day, you’re there. And then, all of a sudden, there’s less of you. And you wonder where that part went? If it’s living somewhere outside of you? And you keep thinking… maybe you’ll get it back? And then you realize: it’s just gone.”

From AMC’s Television Series Mad Men, Meditations in an Emergency [2.13]

 

Listen to a recording of the solo version, performed by Bettina Junge:

 

Listen to a recording of the solo bass flute shadowed by bass clarinet and viola, performed by Bettina Junge and ensemble mosaik:

 

Look at an excerpt from the score: eyam_iii_excerpt