a bee sting

Program Note

“What if plants are farming us: giving us oxygen and taking carbon dioxide until we eventually die, decompose, and then they can consume us?” – Juansa7x, Reddit


Fixed Stereo (2.1 Channel) Electronic Playback

Technical Requirements

  • Device(s) capable of Stereo (2.1 Channel) Electronic Playback

General Info

Duration: ca. 7' Premiere Date: April 27th, 2017 Performers: Joshua Jandreau, electronics

About the Piece

A Bee Sting is a two-channel work mixing musique concrète and synthesized sounds. Human and nature-created sounds are altered to appear manufactured, and computer-
synthesized sounds are altered to appear human. The piece explores – in an abstract way – the influence that humans have on their surrounding environment.