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Altered Audiation: Perspectives in Sound and Notation
The Western classical system of musical notation is a powerful and flexible tool, one of proud heritage and expressive complexity. My interest has been to expand and reconfigure this tool to express and benefit my personal compositional interests. I aim to retain enough familiarity wherein...
ABSTRACT Rashomon, a composition for wind ensemble, portrays a musical event—the simple motion of rise and fall—from three different perspectives, each assigned to one of the three movements. The underlying form, the basic gestural content, pitch material and instrumentation remain the same in...
The early 20th century marks the beginning of an important new period in the history of the tombak, the main percussion instrument in Iranian Classical Music. This period is referred to as the ‘modern era’ of tombak. It is characterized by the development of Western based music notation for the...