When writing this piece I first drew a plan on a whiteboard, you can see it below. Then I added two voice sketches using my smartphone audio recorder.
This piece consists of three parts, each approximately 3 minutes long. It is a program track, as I first created the idea (plan below) and then wrote music. First part (climbing up the volcano) creates an increasing tension by crescendo, speeding up tempo and transition from legato to staccato.
I created multiple videos for this track, including a painting by Lida Naumidis specially for this piece, sketch of this painting and a collection of photos.