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Etude in Structure

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This is my final project for this term in composition class. It's an electroacoustic etude on the structure of pieces, wich includes elements such as form, sections, key moments, build-ups and such. It is based on some research I did and conversations my teacher and I had on how to convey a message as clearly as possible through structural and language elements, and keep the listener interested. Even though it's far from perfect, it will hugely help me in future productions...

This piece is based on three sounds in two short developments:

-a coin falling on a table, vertical element, occurring throughout the piece,
-a violin, used for first development and briefly heard in intro
-a strectched version of Thomas Tallis' Spem in Alium, used for second development and also briefly heard in intro

Also note that because we had a shortened term, I had to cook this in less than two weeks of exams and works of all sorts... I may revisit it in some time, but for now, I'll just take a break...

For those not familiar with electroacoustic, here's a quick explanation from the oracle: http://en.wikipedia.org/w iki/Electroacoustic_music

Good hearing!


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Sounds like a Radiohead interlude. I understand it's for a class and why it is the way it is. As a class composition piece, it's A-material. As a song, it's something else. Something to use for a movie. I really dig it.

I'm giving it 4 for the composition. This is great stuff.

Jiimaan responds:

Whoa... wasn't expecting such a positive review...
I'm really glad you liked it!

I am also flattered by the comparison with Radiohead...

Thanks for the review!


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Oct 1, 2012
12:36 PM EDT
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3 min 36 sec

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