So Job has thrown down the gauntlet. And God takes it up. This is where is looks like I’ve won the bet. I mean, what could be a clearer rebuke of God than questioning his wisdom and justice?
So God comes down in his thundercloud. “Who are you to talk to me? Where were you when I made the world? Can you move the waters? Did you put the stars in the sky? Have you seen my Leviathan?” That kind of thing… finally it seems like God is rebuking Job. He comes down and says, “Do you know where the light comes from? Can you show darkness the way home?”
Flutist and composer Nicole Mitchell tackles this eight-movement work with a drumless chamber quartet featuring some of the most forceful voices in improvised music. Bandcamp Album of the Day Aug 6, 2018