Negative Capability


(e gtr)(11'30")

Program Note:

For Jesse Langen - e gtr (2020) (11’30") (part I of Triptych)

“I mean Negative Capability, that is, when a man is capable of being in uncertainties, mysteries, doubts, without any irritable reaching after fact and reason...”

-John Keats

This piece was composed for Jesse Langen, mostly during a period of great uncertainty, mystery, and doubt.



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Performance History:

  • World Premiere, 9.16.2021 Constellation Chicago as part of the rhythm is image Ear Taxi Spotlight Series concert.