Flatland, ‘Strictly according to Analogy’   -    2001    -    15’30





 


   Composition for a small ensemble: and computer (Max & MSP).

A:  Intro

B:  'The Abyss of No Dimensions

C:  No words 1 - the little soliloquizing Creature

D: Alas, for Analogy.

E:  No words 2

F:  "Strictly according to Analogy"

G: Equally and infinitesimally.

H: Thinker, Utterer, Hearer, Thought, Word, Audition.

I:   Divine offspring.


Ensemble consists:

Voices:     Tenor.

                 Soprano

Violin

Saxophones

Piano

Percussion: 3 nice sounding Cymbals - Low, Medium and High.

                    Gong – a big one, if possible.

                    Marimba - full range.

                    Vibraphone

                    Low Bass-drum - a big one, if possible.

                    Snare-drum – a high pitched real ‘pancake’, if possible.

                                        Mallets used: Hard, soft and Wire-brushes.

                    Wind Chimes (metal).

                    Thunder Sheet (if possible, otherwise use a large TamTam).

Commissioned by: ‘Fonds voor de Scheppende Toonkunst’



  1. Bullet show score

  1. Bullet play soundbite (30 secs)