This piece is dedicated to Morton Feldman. It is a musical commentary by Biscardi on Feldman's Extensions 3. It was written for and premiered by Robert Black and Anthony De Mare who first performed it at the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival in England on November 20, 1989. It has recently been recorded by Mark Helias and Marc Peloquin and will be released on Naxos in June of 2011.
The tempo of Companion Piece ranges from quarter note = 50 to quarter note = 72 and the dynamics center around mp with the occasional mf. It features the extensive use of harmonics.