Ellipsis

MacLeod, Duncan W M (2009) Ellipsis. CD Squeaky Kate Music Item format: Score and commercial release (ASIN: B004F6O9ZM; performed by duoDorT). (Access to this publication is restricted)

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Abstract

This work is a study experimenting with a number of parameters, such as polyphony, just intonation and process. The latter stems from what has been a long fascination in the visual counterpoint that we encounter every day, be it the interweaving cyclic structure when passing a gasometer, observing a hanging mobile or the movement of celestial bodies. Furthermore I’ve been keen to work with perception of distance and speed, such as when traveling how distant objects appear to be static and then accelerate as we pass these by. Part of the ongoing challenge has been how to interpret these ideas into music to which this work exhibits my attempt so far.

Item Type: Composition
Additional information: This work was commission by Piano Circus and premiered in Hall 2, Kings Place, London in June 2009. The work was later recorded by the keyboard duo duoDorT on their EP Triple Point released on Squeaky Kate Music, October 2010 ASIN: B004F6O9ZM.
Subjects: M Music and Books on Music > M Music
Divisions: Faculties > Humanities > School of Arts > Music and Audio Arts
Depositing User: Duncan MacLeod
Date Deposited: 18 Oct 2012 22:44
Last Modified: 11 Mar 2013 10:45
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/31750 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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