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The Dawn of Nothing (Andrew Bowling)

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Uploaded on Jan 25, 2012

The Dawn of Nothing
Music by Andrew Bowling (© 2011)
Text from the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
translated by Edward Fitzgerald

Recorded 1.24.12 at Rowan University
Anthony Sinigaglio II, Richard Tinsley, Andrew Bowling, Paul Proulx

I based this piece on the concept of a round, basically seeing what suspensions I could bring out by layering chords one note at a time in the melody. The performers sing the melody first in a chantlike style, then as a four-part round a quarter note apart. The only written harmony is the final cadence. Since I finished this piece, some friends and I have experimented with endless variations on the theme: rhythmically, conceptually, harmonically, etc. Enjoy!

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