one of the four elements of natural philosophy;
a tune or melody, lyrical or song-like in character;
a mood or atmosphere;
a person’s demeanour, bearing or appearance;
to express one’s views, to give vent to strong opinions or feelings.
Air was commissioned by the Centro Mexicano para la Música y las
Artes Sonoras (CMMAS) and premiered by Wendy Holdaway in Morelia, Mexico, on May 8 2012. It was composed
during a residency at CMMAS in 2012, and in the composer’s studio.