Instrumentation: Percussion 1 (Bells, Marimba [4.3-octave] [shared w/ Perc. 4 & 5]), Percussion 2 (Triangle, Suspended Cymbal, Xylophone), Percussion 3 (Vibraphone [shared w/ Perc. 4], Mark Tree), Percussion 4 (Vibraphone [shared w/ Perc. 3], Marimba [4.3-oct.] [shared w/ Perc. 1 & 5]), Percussion 5 (Chimes, Suspended Cymbal, Woodblock, Marimba [4-oct.] [shared w/ Perc. 1 & 4]), Percussion 6 (Timpani , Tambourine, Suspended Cymbal [on 23” timpano]), Percussion 7 (Concert Bass Drum), Percussion 8 (Snare Drum, Sizzle Cymbal, Suspended Cymbal, Cabasa).
Dark Filaments begins with an explosion from a single point that spins out two threads, a dark pentatonic melody and a short rhythmic burst, and follows as they entwine and change each other as intensity builds.