10 Methods of Measuring

Inspired by In C  by Terry Riley, I decided to use the parameter of time in my final composed piece. Instead of each musician deciding to play their part for however long they wished, each musician or group of musicians instead begin at the same time and play their instrument or instruments until their part times out. I chose to focus on the gamelon and many samples from burial ceremonies, since it seemed relevant in that it reflected thematically on the concept of many people being born at the same time all over the world, living different lifestyles, and passing away at varying rates. For an example of this composition, please feel free to follow this link: WeTransfer