This is another version of the set II from Schuman’s Three-Score Set, with variations. Each of the variations messes a bit more with the note order, duration, envelopes, octaves, dynamics, glissandi, and rhythms to create something progressively less like the original, until it’s almost completely unrecognizable. But the chords are the same throughout. It’s like a machine that destroys the material as it progresses. For this version, I shortened some of the variations, and included a repeating bridge between variations.
or download here:
Machine 7: William Schuman – Three-Score Set – variations on set 2 – #33