One three two One Dance

Full details...
page one of One three two One Dance

Which method of viewing music should I use?

Score Exchange has two methods to display previews of music: seView which uses regular html and javascipt and the Scorch plug-in from Avid which needs to be downloaded and installed onto your computer. Both have advantages and disadvantages:


seView, is the most compatible option. You should be able to view music on all modern web browsers including most mobile devices. Even if your device does not support javascript you should still be able to preview at least page one of the music.

You do not need to install any additional software to use seView.


Scorch is a free plug-in from Avid for displaying and printing music. It can also play the music that you're seeing. As modern web browsers are updated, Scorch is no longer compatible with many browsers. Scorch has never been compatible with mobile devices and some web browsers on Mac computers.

If your web browser does not install Scorch automatically, you can click here to download and install scorch manually.

Static preview

The static preview shows a basic image of the first page.

Interactive preview

The interactive preview also shows a preview of the first page, but it's a bit slower to load. The preview is displayed using the Sibelius Cloud Publishing technology from Avid. With most scores, this technology will provide a higher quality preview, as well as being able to switch to full screen mode and also play the displayed music to you.

Printing after purchase

After you have purchased this item the Cloud Publishing technology is utilised to provide the printing mechanism for the music. As such, we recommend checking that the Interactive Preview displays correctly on your device before committing to a purchase.

Full details

Written at the request of Matteo Fargion as part of a workshop on music and dance. The instructions that lead tgo it's composition are as follows

Write a piece, which you can perform confidently, using the John Cage method of rhythmic units.

Use the number 7, subdivided into 1 + 3 + 2 + 1

So, each unit is made up of 7 bars of 4/4, consisting of 4 phrases , the first one 1 bar long, the second of 3 bars, the third of 2 bars and the last one 1 bar.

There are 4 sections, of different lengths:

Section 1 has 1 unit (1+3+2+1) Section 2 has 3 units (1+3+2+1; 1+3+2+1; 1+3+2+1) Section 3 has 2 units (1+3+2+1; 1+3+2+1) Section 4 has 1 unit (1+3+2+1)

The tempo is 90 beats per minute. Silence is also good, you don�t have to fill every bar! So is repetition. Keep it simple. Less is more. Use only the white notes. (sorry!) Imagine it�s for someone to dance to. Only one of you may write for piano. Those without an alternative instrument can use their voice and clap their hands, for instance. Imagine your piece is one part of a bigger picture, not a thing in itself, although that doesn't mean it can't be strong. Maybe we will combine the pieces.

Note: When first performed it, by and large, worked when two or three of the other composers played their interpretations of the above instructions together. When all seven of us tried the result was was a bit of a cacophony. Mind you, could have been due to me speeding up as there being no discernable pulse to latch on to. I just got too… excited :-).

Score ID
Year of composition
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
2 minutes
Solo instrument (Piano)
Modern classical music

For anything not permitted by the above licence then you should contact the publisher first to obtain permission.

Reviews of One three two One Dance

Sorry, there's no reviews of this score yet. Please .

You might also like...