Redundens 3f

from by Ben Harper

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The series of works collectively titled Redundens was begun in 2001. All the pieces take Arnold Schoenberg’s Three Pieces for Piano, Op.11 as their starting point: only the top line in Schoenberg's pieces is retained as an unaccompanied melody (or as a list of pitch classes if you’re more technically-minded.) Each set of pieces uses a different method of encoding this melody; by pitch, register, timbre, duration, dynamics, or other means.

In Redundens 3 the melody of Redundens 1 is played with differences in durations, rhythms, and pitch removed. Redundens 3f replaces each pitch class with a particular duration and a particular preceding silence, for a single pitch played throughout. Each note is played on a single stop, which changes at random with each successive note, from a prescribed list of sixteen stops.


from Redundens for Organ, released July 25, 2015
Cooky La Moo at the organ.



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