DYNAMIC

June 2020, London — Dynamic 1.3

A work in constant progress. A musical operating system (OS) that keeps updating — solving the eventual frustration of the finished work. Dynamic 1.3 brings more structure as well as musical cohesion to the previous version. A production work to clarify the sonic quality of the piece, returning to the one of Dynamic 1.1.

 

May 2020, London — Dynamic 1.2

A work in constant progress. A musical operating system (OS) that keeps updating — solving the eventual frustration of the finished work. Dynamic 1.2 expands on the previous versions, in its structure as well as sonic qualities. Towards the end of the piece, it hints a return at the main theme. Perhaps it also asks for a prologue to it...

 

April 2020, London — Dynamic 1.1

A work in constant progress. A musical operating system (OS) that keeps updating — solving the eventual frustration of the finished work. It just became a little more interesting; adding to the elements of pop and stravinskism, reggaeton rhythms and quartal harmony. The tape delay's role grew too. It is now a trio. 

 

March 2020, London — Dynamic 1.0

A work in constant progress. A musical operating system (OS) that keeps updating — solving the eventual frustration of the finished work. Dynamic 1.0 is scored for marimba and vibraphone; two idiophones that complete each other and work in unison. Perhaps a contrasting section to a larger piece, or a bridge connecting two themes. A third instrument, the tape delay...

 

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