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B-A-C-HOMAGE

Year Authored: 
2007
Instrumentation freestyle: 
viola, piano
Duration (min): 
9
Movements-Titles: 
B-A-C-HOMAGE
“Ich bin’s, Nachtigall” (I am the one, Nightingale)

Composer's note: As I worked on the various pitch orders of the chromatic motive of BACH’s name (“H” being B flat in German), I noticed that the retrograde inversion is identical to the original pattern intervallically, only transposed a half step higher. How like the rounded, circular music of this man! His ever-recurring themes move through time and space in fresh and ingenious paths, saying all there is to say and no more, no less.

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