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Sing in 53

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Consider it a requirement that I write at least one piece in 53 tone equal before I turn 54 in March. Equal sure is easier for modulation. This one stays in the Partch tonality diamond, but it could easily just wander out at a moment’s notice.

Ballon Drum Song

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More percussion, some changes to the bass line to add glissandi, and two alto flutes instead of one.

Trumpet Music for Flute, Harp, and Finger Piano but no Trumpet. Now why is that?

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This time I’ve added a bit of intentional “munchkinization” to some of the samples. That is, I intentionally use a sample of a note two or three notes lower than normally chosen, which results in a sharper timbre. The choice is randomized. The effect is kind of like playing closer or farther from the bridge on a string instrument. The effect is applied to the finger piano and harp chords and arpeggios.

The first few measures are all here

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Now that the first few measures have been complete, I need to go back and liven things up a bit. There’s too much repetition here.

more Niama

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Shifted down to the key of G minor with a C in the bass.