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:
Nada Symmetry for The Midwinter Starfield | Voice, Saxophone, Sine Waves, and Pre-Recorded Tracks | 2015
Apparitions of The 27:28 Symmetry under The 72:81:88 Differential Cirrus | Symmetrical Ensemble and Sine Waves | 2016
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 with Violin 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, Just Intonation Toy Organ, Cassette Boomboxes, to be recorded on Cassette Tapes | 2010
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
Descending The Starfield Symmetry | Double Bass, Long Delay Lines, and Symmetrical Harmonic Sine Waves | 2015
The Primal Duet in The Starfield Symmetry | Sine Waves, Voice, and Trombone | 2014