Go Slow Old Hero (2009) (excerpt)5:15Jay Bundy Johnson [Jed Bundy]JTTP 2009
In “Go Slow Old Hero” I allow certain criteria to shape the work. Starting from an existing composition: J S Bach’s Trio Sonata 5 C-major Allegro, I introduce a radical delay to the piece, lowering the tempo to a mere 3 BPM.
Amplification and modification is applied to certain portions of the score; programming of synthesis to best represent the composition is essential. Other interventions include preparation of an excerpt (in its entirety, the piece runs at over one hour).
The notion of constraint continues to be a guiding principle; by setting up restrictions on numbers of tracks, instrumentation and other similar limitations I create systems that might compare to rules of a game; as is often the case, the most elegant rules lead to the most compelling games.
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