contents

1. abstract
2. technical details
3. performances

abstract

infinity stairs (2014) by Rozalie Hirs is a trio for flute, bass clarinet, (electric) guitar, and electronic sounds, composed with financial support of a Stipend by the Netherlands Foundation for the Performing Arts.

technical details

support
infinity stairs (2014) was composed with financial support of a Stipend by the Netherlands Foundation for the Performing Arts.

instrumentation
flute
bass clarinet
(electric) guitar

electronic sounds (triggered by a MIDI pedal, to be played by the flautist)

duration
10′ ca.

publisher
Rozalie Hirs’s music scores are published by Deuss Music. The score and parts of infinity stairs (2014) can be purchased through this link (click here).

further technical requirements
1.) QLAB software, to be installed on a laptop
2.) The ‘infinity stairs’ QLAB sampler, to be obtained through Deuss Music
3.) Amplifier and mixer in the concert hall
4.) Stereo loudspeakers, to be placed on stage
5.) Optional amplification of the instruments (i.e. microphones, cables)

performances

21 October 2021, 16:00, Rozalie Hirs (portrait concert): Infinity Stairs, Martin Luther Church, Amsterdam, The Netherlands – Marieke Franssen (flute), Fie Schouten (bass clarinet), Wiek Hijmans (electric guitar)

11 February 2016, 20:30, Unexpected Consequences, Constellation, 3111 N Western Ave, Chicago, United States – Shanna Gutierrez (flute), Fie Schouten (bass clarinet), Wiek Hijmans (electric guitar) – North American premiere

12 November 2015, 20:30 CET, Sonic Hedgehog, Café De Ruimte, Distelweg 83, 1031 HD Amsterdam, The Netherlands – Shanna Gutierrez (flute), Fie Schouten (bass clarinet), Wiek Hijmans (electric guitar)

20 February 2015, 20:30, Rozalie Hirs (portrait concert): Poetry and Music, Ostadetheater, Amsterdam, The Netherlands – Marieke Franssen (flute), Fie Schouten (bass clarinet), Wiek Hijmans (electric guitar), Christian Karlsen (conductor), Arne Bock (sound diffusion in the hall)

17 September 2014, 20:30, Infinity Stairs, Bethaniënklooster, Amsterdam, The Netherlands – Shanna Gutierrez (flute), Fie Schouten (bass clarinet), Wiek Hijmans (electric guitar), Christian Karlsen (conductor), Arne Bock (sound diffusion in the hall)