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Russian Doll

Year of composition
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
2 minutes
Modern classical music
Solo instrument (Piano)
Instrumental parts
Not available

This was my second experiment with tone rows, under prof. David Lidov. Using the same tone I used for 'The Sound of Rolling Dice', I tried 'folding' the tone row in half, averaging out the new set of resulting intervals, etc., so that I could come up with many more sets of tones, intervals and chords. I then applied intervals, notes and chords to notes in the tone row which I felt were 'related' to them, in that they played a part in making said chord. The writeup I wrote for it probably explained it alot better. But anyways, it's way better than 'Sound of Rolling Dice' as far as I'm concerned.

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