Circular Trance Surrounding The Second Pillar with The Highest Seventh Primal Cirrus, The Utmost Fundamental, and The Ekmeles Ending from Apparitions of The Four Pillars

2011 | seven voices and prime harmonic sine waves | ca. 60-70 Minutes


Ekmeles Vocal Ensemble performing Randy Gibson's <em>Circular Trance Surrounding The Second Pillar...</em> at Music At First
Ekmeles Vocal Ensemble performing Randy Gibson's Circular Trance Surrounding The Second Pillar... at Music At First | Photo by Tear-n Tan

Reviews

Circular Trance at the Avant Music Festival | 2012

Bruce Hodges reviews Circular Trance for Seen And Heard International

"I found the piece fascinating. Circular Trance is built on the vocalists' ability to produce pure harmonies that combine with the sine drone, creating a shimmering cloud of sound."

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Commissioned by Ekmeles Vocal Ensemble
with video by Oscar H Scott

World Premiere: Music At First, Brooklyn, NY - November 18th, 2011
Premiered by: Ekmeles Vocal Ensemble
Ekmeles Vocal Ensemble performing Randy Gibson's <em>Circular Trance Surrounding The Second Pillar...</em> at Music At First
Ekmeles Vocal Ensemble performing Randy Gibson's Circular Trance Surrounding The Second Pillar... at Music At First | Photo by Tear-n Tan

Reviews

Circular Trance at the Avant Music Festival | 2012

Bruce Hodges reviews Circular Trance for Seen And Heard International

"I found the piece fascinating. Circular Trance is built on the vocalists' ability to produce pure harmonies that combine with the sine drone, creating a shimmering cloud of sound."

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Presentation History
Third Avant Music Festival | New York City : February 10 - 27, 2012
Music At First | Brooklyn, New York : November 18th, 2011

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Apparitions of The Four Pillars (First Generation) | evolving composition model for just intonation toy organs, variable pitched instruments, prime harmonic sine waves and harmonically related delay lines | 2009-2015
The Eternal 27:28 Triple Octave Displacement under The 72:81:88 Differential Apparition | sine waves | 2016
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The First Pillar Appearing in Palindrome with The Harbinger of The Second Pillar under the 27/28 Triple Primal Region | voice and sine waves with digital delay | 2011
Shiver | prime harmonic sine waves | 2008