Chatter (Two Flutes)
Chatter (Two Flutes) By Nicole Chamberlain, published By Spotted Rocket
Chatter is a flute duet which uses percussive extended technique such as beatboxing, flutter tonguing, pizzicato, and jet whistle to mimic incessant talk that is often shared between two people who have some exciting news to share. Each part seems to interject the others thought much like two friends who can finish each other’s sentences. Like a conversation between two friends, the emotional tone changes as the piece progresses. Once the excitement of telling the news is shared there is reflection and debate over the news. Two friends will often hash out how the situation could affect them and loved ones, but through encouragement and support the friends are able to help each other reach a positive outlook on the situation.