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About the work:
A movement for piano trio alone from the multimedia music theatre work Constantinople. Odd World takes its name from its rather eclectic musical content – which includes references to Celtic fiddling, the music of Stravinsky and Brahms, and numerous points in between – and from the fact that the work has an odd-numbered rhythmic and formal structure. The piece is in 5/8 and each phrase is 7 measures long. Larger sections of the movement also reflect odd-number relationships. After a while these odd meters and phrases come to be expected as a matter of course so the music sounds much more symmetrical and consistent than one might expect given its numerical makeup.