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

See Also:
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The Third Pillar with its Lowest Primes and Memories of The Second Pillar from Apparitions of The Four Pillars | composition based in Apparitions of The Four Pillars for prime harmonic sine waves, soloists and cantus firmus | 2010
The First Pillar Exploding The Upper Drone With The Violin Analogue, The Nestled Melodic 27, and the Apparition Of The Eternal Tonic From Apparitions Of The Four Pillars | voice and pitch shifting vocal drones to be recorded on cassette tapes | 2013
The Third Pillar with its Lowest Primes, The Analog TwentyFour Truckera, and The Ersatz Souvenir of The Second Pillar with The Madora Cornerstone and The Outlying Primal Abyss from Apparitions of The Four Pillars | prime harmonic sine waves, toy organ, voice, cassette boomboxes | 2010
The Eternal 27:28 Triple Octave Displacement under The 72:81:88 Differential Apparition | sine waves | 2016
The First Pillar Imploding The Principal Drone Under The Addition Of 9 In Melodic Counterpoint From Apparitions Of the Four Pillars | voice and pitch shifting vocal drones to be recorded on cassette tapes | 2013
The First Analog Pillar with its Simplest Primes and The Harbinger of The Second Pillar with The Low Madora Cornerstone and The Outlying Primal Cirrus from Apparitions of The Four Pillars | prime harmonic sine waves, toy organ, cassette boomboxes, to be recorded on cassette tapes | 2010