for fixed media with optional video
Composer: Elliott Grabill
Year of Composition: 2011
Instrumentation: fixed media with optional video
Type of Electronics: Fixed
Number of Channels: 2
Video Component: Fixed
After the Storms uses sound and images to depict the calm and ambience after a storm. The piece incorporates sounds of birds and wind chimes which fluctuate between straight recordings and audio manipulated ones. The piece is layered with sustained textures of a held piano and guitar chords, as well as a refrigerator. The music was written by Elliott Grabill, and the video was created by Vin Grabill. The work was programmed at SEAMUS in 2016.