Inevitability

Inevitability was written in response to Disquiet Junto Project 0390: Pace Quickens
     Step 1: For this project you’ll be reworking either a field recording or an old piece of your own music. The slower the better, as far as the original recording is concerned. Reading through these instructions first may aid in your selection process.
     Step 2: Choose a field recording or and old piece of music of your own. (Define “old” as you like. “Preexistence” is the main factor.)
     Step 3: Speed it up considerably (at least by a third, maybe by more).
     Step 4: Add one or two new elements that proceed at the piece’s new pace.

A year and a half ago I wrote Music For Meditation. Doubling the tempo gave the piece a completely different flavor, and the tubular bells more reminded me of fate, which I felt would better be represented by a gong. The piece had originally been written for string quintet (two violas, two cellos and string bass) but I felt that the movement of this piece might better be represented by woodwinds, so I re-orchestrated for seven low instruments.

Inevitability was written for two Alto Flutes, two English Horns, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Bassoon and Gong.

Inevitability
Inevitability – Score

Advertisements

About GLSmyth

GLSmyth.com GeorgeSmyth.com
This entry was posted in Alto Flute, Bass Clarinet, Bassoon, Clarinet, English Horn, Gong and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.