...au double regard et sept baigneuses
Work no. 195
This is one of the satellite pieces of Many Pink Butterflies, derived from that work's Solo VIII. Each solo in MPB is about a minute long, and explores a single compositional technique. A satellite piece based on a solo develops that technique further. In this case, the technique was self-similar melodies – not in Tom Johnson's sense of the word, but simply melodic threads which are built almost identically, sharing entire parts of their construction, but developing differently. There are seven sections in ...au double regard et..., all based on fragments of melodies from the original solo, and all constructed almost identically.
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