one of the four elements of natural philosophy; (n.)
a tune or melody, lyrical or song-like in character; (n.)
a mood or atmosphere; (n.)
a person’s demeanour, bearing or appearance; (v.)
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.