Frozen Pursuits


Program Note

Originally composed in 1987 and revised in 2022.
This piece is about breathing together in this present moment and celebrating the Daoist concept of “do less and accomplish more.” I composed Frozen Pursuits while transitioning from the school of music to the film school at Cal Arts in the late ’70s. (The piece outgrew its original title, “Glacial Waltz,” when the second section was written). –Jim Gable

About Jim Gable

Jim Gable (b.1958) is a California composer and filmmaker. He studied composition with Rodney Oakes, Barry Schrader and Morton Subotnik. Besides his work as an award-winning filmmaker–having made over a…