2011 “Nil Nisi Nive” Musical Network Composition for string quartet, percussion quartet and networked score Commissioned by Festival Montréal Nouvelles Musiques for Quatuor Bozzini and “Bye Bye Butterfly” Percussion Quartet.


Nil Nisi Nive (three latin logical terms: nothing — if not — nor) is a reflection on Indian melodic construction and on the beauty of heterophony: a meditation on how melodies flow from each other and over percussion sounds to create rich webs of memory. And how nothing happens if not desired — nor imagined…




Nil Nise Nive (2011)