Cent dix-sept jours avant l'inversion des pôles
Piccolo flute · flute · flute · flute in G
The structural focus of this work is the gradual process of inversion of a simple musical phrase. But the ‘polar inversion’ referred to in the title has a meaning beyond the purely musical, suggesting the reversal of the earth’s own magnetic poles. Cent dix-sept jours avant l’inversion des pôles thus stands as a metaphor for the end of the world.
117 days before the inversion of the poles hh90.fsp · ISMN M 708041 19 1