Nine Minutes for The Four Pillars in duet with The Paris Drones recalling The Midwinter Starfield Theme

2012

Violin and Single-Channel Electronics | 9 Minutes

Commissioned by Erik Carlson

World Premiere: The Stone, New York City - March 26th, 2013
Premiered by: Erik Carlson - Violin

This work, commissioned by the violinist Erik Carlson, states the entirety of the Midwinter Starfield Theme from Apparitions of The Four Pillars, harmonizing it with dense microtonal drones created on the UPIC system designed by Iannis Xenakis. The drones were created in 2004 at CCMIX in Paris, and were also used for the 2005 composition Separate Haven.


Part of the Constellation:

The Starfield Symmetry | 2012 - 2016


Presentation History
Avant Music Festival Preview | New York City : December 9th, 2013
Permutations Series | New York City : December 6th, 2013
The Stone | New York City : March 26th, 2013

See Also:
Apparitions of The Four Pillars with Their Lowest Primes, The Premonition of The Second Rung, and The Third Rung Connector | Just Intonation Toy Organs, Variable Pitched Instruments, Prime Harmonic Sine Waves and Harmonically Related Delay Lines | 2009
The Four Pillars Appearing from The Equal D under Resonating Apparitions of The Eternal Process in The Midwinter Starfield | Equal Tempered Piano and Harmonic Resonators | 2014
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
Apparitions of The Four Pillars with Their Lowest Additive Primes as limited to the 3rd, 7th, 9th, and 11th New Primes chosen Cyclically, The Toll of Premonition, The Memorial Connector over the Outlying Primal Abyss, and The Mid-Winter Ending | Just Intonation Toy Organs, Variable Pitched Instruments, Prime Harmonic Sine Waves and Harmonically Related Delay Lines | 2010
The Primal Duet in The Starfield Symmetry | Sine Waves, Voice, and Trombone | 2014
The Third Pillar in Primal Imperfect Palindrome with The Souvenir of The Second Pillar, The Floating Cirrus over the Pumping Slush, and The Highest Moving Chordal Motif from Apparitions of The Four Pillars | Live Performance, Trombone, Sine Waves, Harmonic Delay Structures, Time | 2011-12, revised 2018
The Eternal 27:28 Triple Octave Displacement under The 72:81:88 Differential Apparition | Sine Waves | 2016