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Difficult (Grades 7+)
2 minutes
Modern classical music
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Certain connections with algebraic topology are explored in this piece. In particular it is based on a branched surface, which has been defined in order to study topological invariants related to an octagonal tiling, belonging to a random tiling ensemble. The branched surface can be represented as a colored pattern, where the cells with the same shape, color and orientation correspond to the same tile in a cellular complex. The precompositional constrains have been generated with the help of Mathematica computing software.

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