This work is in some ways a lament. The source materials are mainly from recordings of a musical saw. It was very sharp but I sustained only some minor scrapes.
Eric Zurbin is a composer from NYC. He is currently pursuing his DMA at the University of Illinois. His work was recently performed at SEAMUS national conference 2017. He has studied composition with Paul Moravec, Stephen Taylor, Erin Gee, Sever Tipei, and electroacoustic composition with Scott Wyatt and Eli Fieldsteel.