dx/dt (2020)

8’; 4 vln or 4 vla or 4 vc or 4 db

dx/dt recontextualizes music notation as a position versus time graph. Utilizing a unique Pythagorean tuning system where 4 instruments cover a full 12 note series of perfect 5ths, this piece can be performed on 4 violins, 4 violas, 4 cellos, or 4 double basses. Only open strings and natural harmonics are used throughout the piece, through which delicate and pure sounds immerse the listener.

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Recorded in 2020 by violinist Austin Wulliman.

Honors
Selected for Score Follower FMS21 Fall.