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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Nine Minutes for The Four Pillars in duet with The Paris Drones recalling The Midwinter Starfield Theme | violin and single-channel electronics | 2012
Nada Symmetry for The Midwinter Starfield | voice, saxophone, sine waves, and pre-recorded tracks | 2015
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
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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
Apparitions of The Four Pillars in The Midwinter Starfield Symmetry under The 72:81:88 Confluence | ensemble and symmetrical harmonic sine waves | 2015