by Kenneth Wilkinson
for solo saxophone or saxophone ensemble
This is a simple piece portraying a clockwork mechanism relying on the performer/s creating an almost inaudible texture of soft sounds. The interpretation is framed using a short description:
'Somewhere, distant, the ancient mechanism of an old clock can only just be heard'.
It is most effective performed by an ensemble, as a greater number of saxophonists equals more mechanical complexity. It can be performed by any member or combination of the saxophone family.
Here is a performance by saxophonists at the Greek International Saxophone Festival: