Here's a wonderful new addition to the repertoire of the contemporary guitar. Mårten Falk is a member here, one of the finest guitarists on the scene today, and a composer to boot (so to speak - I'm not suggesting you boot him!).
There are three pages to the score. The first consist of small squares with some notation. I was to cut the page up, shuffle the squares, and play what turned out - a degree of chance was involved. Each time you play it, the squares are in a different order.
The second page consists of very quiet almost free stuff, with just basic instructions, interjected with some loud notes or chords, Bartok pizzicato, etc.
The third page combines straight notes and chords with notes that are bent up a quarter tone.
It's mostly very quiet, so headphones are recommended.
“Skärv consists of shards, splinters and fragments that may, or may not fit together. It describes a melancholy, pessimistic (even destructive) view of the music as remnants of something abandoned and unintelligible.” I'm delighted to report that I am the dedicatee of the work, and this is its first recording.