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Armstrong, T (2008) Capriccio [Composition] (Unpublished)

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This solo piano piece is a short but significant work in my output because it marks the beginning of my interest in the relationship between composers and performers. To be more accurate this interest arose about a year after I completed the piece during a conversation with the work's dedicatee, Emilie Capoulet. Many of the works I have composed subsequently, such as Morning Music, Albumleaves and Arachne, have attempted to redress what, in my work, was an overly hierarchical relationship between me and the performer(s). There are many strategies one might adopt to remedy this but the one I have pursued has involved leaving considerable amounts of information out of the notation in order to try to make it more open. This has led me increasingly down a more indeterminate path embracing experimentalism and has resulted in a fairly radical change in my aesthetic.

Item Type: Composition
Divisions : Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Department of Music and Media
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Authors :
Armstrong, T
Date : 7 July 2008
Funders : Emilie Capulet
Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 28 Mar 2017 15:28
Last Modified : 05 Mar 2019 15:37

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