Writing score for instrument, conductor and electronics

As I continue to work on my experimental piece for flute and conductor there are tons of decisions to make. How precise can or should I write the score. It is my destiny to write the score as precise as possible and leave few things in the air. Still, I want the score to be simple, clear, and somewhat just say what is needed to say. Here there seems to be a fine line and still I am not satisfied. So let’s look at the first measures of the flute and conductor piece. In the beginning, the flute plays breathing sound that is repeated with acceleration in between few sounding breath notes. The phrase comes then to an end with two sforzando notes that are played with tongue pizzicato and key slap. At the same time, the electronic part is gradually growing from no effect to very soft tap delay effect that increases towards the end of the phrase, so does reverb and feedback. The sound is also moving in space from left front speaker in circles to the right. Confusing? Let’s take a look at the score.

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