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 in The Midwinter Starfield Symmetry under The 72:81:88 Confluence | Ensemble and Symmetrical Harmonic Sine Waves | 2014 - 2016
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
Apparitions of The 27:28 Symmetry under The 72:81:88 Differential Cirrus | Symmetrical Ensemble and Sine Waves | 2016
Intoning The Starfield Symmetry | Sine Waves, Voice, and Harmonic Delays | 2015
The Third Analog Pillar with its Lowest Primes and The Ersatz Souvenir of The Second Pillar with The High Madora Cornerstone and The Outlying Primal Abyss from Apparitions of The Four Pillars | Prime Harmonic Sine Waves, Just Intonation Toy Organ, Voices, Cassette Boomboxes, to be recorded on Cassette Tapes | 2010
Nada Symmetry for The Midwinter Starfield | Voice, Saxophone, Sine Waves, and Pre-Recorded Tracks | 2015
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, Just Intonation Toy Organ, Voice, Cassette Boomboxes | 2010