Ice Record


A ski pole, or similar sharpened metal rod, outfitted with a contact microphone becomes a stylus for playing the surface of a frozen body of water.

The first 2 realizations of this score were conducted in Alaska in February 2016. The score was developed the previous year from a visit in 2015.

The version that appears in Alaska Variations is the second realization which took place at Matanuska Glacier.