CON-V EDITION

CNV67 | 25.02.2011

JAMES WYNESS

Music Born Of Solitude


01 . Music Born Of Solitude

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… for four hand-made (e)bowed zithers tuned to the Eikosany, a 20-tone just intonation structure devised by American theorist Erv Wilson.

 

The four parts were recorded individually, then the work was assembled digitally according to a conceptual score, most unlike a conventional musical score An offset digitally reversed version of the original created a retrograde canon, a device favoured by early choral composers. Apart from that no digital effects or processes were necessary -  what the listener hears is the sound of a justly intoned quartet of acoustic instruments.

 

[ James Wyness ]

 

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