Tag Archives: twelve-tone

Serial alignments

Recently, I have been so busy that I overlooked the blog a bit too much. Even if I had no time to post anything, I didn’t put my ideas on the back burner and now I am ready to share … Continue reading

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Here is the method I developed to compose an intricate corrente as part of a wider piano piece. First of all I chose a musical unit consisting of two superimposed pentachords (A and B). The inversion of the harmonic intervals … Continue reading

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Symmetric compulsion

Recently I’ve had a lot to do with a very special tone row. It’s a mirrored palindromic row derived from the trichord {5, 8, 9}. The three notes after the prime trichord are its retrograde, the next three are its … Continue reading

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Stravinsky & Venice

August 04, 2010. London, Royal Albert Hall. BBC Prom No. 25.  I was in London last week and I could not resist my first time of this incredible and old-established musical happening (“The Proms” is an eight-week summer season of … Continue reading

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