Bascule refers both to drawbridges and guillotines. This piece contrasts the high and low ranges of the marimba and cajón before finally bridging the full ranges together. It also features sections resembling a slow, hesitant death-march.
Recording: Caleb Herron & Paul Stevens:
• Terminus Ensemble 1/15/16
• Terminus Ensemble 12/6/15
• Drew Dolan & Brian Graiser, Cincinnati, OH 7/8/14