White Shadow 
Commissioned by Tactus Percussion Ensemble
Opus number: EH.18
For : six Percussion players
First performance: Marmand, France, 2012,
Duration: ca. 15 min.
White Shadow for six percussion players
The first movement is a complex fantasia, contrasted by the second movement which uses exclusively sounds of metallophones. The rhythmic element, so immanent in percussion, is featured in the work’s finale. The enigmatic title – white shadow, an oxymoron – dictates a metaphorical interpretation of the work. Like on a negative, the shadow from Chang’s work emits light, contradicts itself, allowing us to interpret the object by its outlines. The application of rare and original instrumental combinations, which betray a rich style of composition and instrumentation, is not readily obvious. This technique allows additional levels to be depicted and interpreted on a more profound level. - Dariusz Przybylski