Atemholen (Take a breath)* (2014)
Composer: Henry Koch
Saxophone quartet (SATB)

“Atemholen” in inspired by our perception of time. Things go so fast all the time, their structures are hard to detect, sometimes completely out of reach, sometimes fully visible in their urging consequences. Out of breath we often seem to be. Time for inspiration and thougt is precious.

 The need for leisure sometimes forces its way into our lives, even more so if we don’t listen to ourselves. 

“Atemholen” was initially just a sketch but it formed itself to the short piece that it is now.