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Rush for Violin and Live Electronics

Lyons, Frank (2004) Rush for Violin and Live Electronics., CMC Dublin [Other]

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Rush provides another example of my predilection for plundering the annals of rock for material; in this case the progressive rock band Rush provided a 7-note melodic motif and a technique of generating number sequences from Morse Code which are used to control rhythmic parameters in the work. Rush is essentially a concerto for violin and electronic ensemble, and, as such, adopts the tried and trusted approach of articulating a conflict scenario between soloist and ensemble. In the violin writing I have further pursued my interest in exploring a sound world embracing pitched and non-pitched sounds and in the use of extended techniques.

Item Type:Other
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Arts > School of Creative Arts and Technologies
Research Institutes and Groups:Arts and Humanities Research Institute
Arts and Humanities Research Institute > Creative Arts and Technologies
ID Code:13172
Deposited By: Professor Frank Lyons
Deposited On:21 Apr 2010 19:18
Last Modified:15 Jun 2011 10:06

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