Linda Catlin Smith – With Their Shadows Long by eightforty published on 2018-01-23T10:47:38Z "'With Their Shadows Long' was composed in 1997 at the request of the Sabat/Clarke duo. I think of this work as a melody that is often ornamented by the presence of other notes or chords. I conceived of the two instruments as equal but different elements of the same line, two entities traveling the same path, occasionally casting shadows. There are points in the piece where the shadows get very long—the piece thins out to almost nothing." "With Their Shadows Long" was performed by Ruben Zilberstein and Mateusz Rettner in 840: New Music for Violin and Piano on the 16 December 2017 at St James' Islington.