Zachary Wood and Ben Roidl-Ward “arb”

I’ve been having a real bassoon renaissance the past month or so and my obsession led me to this gem from bassoonist Ben Roidl-Ward and clarinetist Zachary Good (plus, another mention of Dana Jessen’s incredible Winter Chapel, also on Carrier). With arb the two grind out deep, hollow drones. There’s this wonderful quality to these pieces where the timbres of the two instruments interact in unexpected ways, shifting … Continue reading Zachary Wood and Ben Roidl-Ward “arb”