Trough Ratabhachta IIb (2000/04)
the name of a narrow lane in the Dublin district Finglas. In 1986 I used
the map of this part of the town to compose the variation cycle "Vergessen
an Archem (Hier) – I never walked the likely Finglas Ratabhachta".
never been to Dublin. Nevertheles, since 1997 I began rewriting parts of
the first movement of those variations into solo pieces on demand of a number
"Way Through Ratabhachta II" was encouraged by trombonist Patrick Crossland.