This is a unusual piece for piano and electronics, written for Sebastian Berweck. The electronics are based of recordings of shovelling mud and the piano part involves a variety of transcriptions. Here's the original program note:

“Distance, no matter how close the object may be.” – Walter Benjamin

In Samuel Beckett’s Cascando, voice and music, although often simultaneous, remain worlds apart. Perhaps now it is time to do the same with music and music.

Brian Kane