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The Mega4 Meta4

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Christos HatzisThe Mega4 Meta4 (Solo Strings)
Viola & Digital Audio Playback

A facsimile copy of the composer's manuscript of this work is available for purchase as a performance set for performance and study. This material is a copy of the original composer's manuscript and is not edited or formatted for publication. This service is only available to individuals and may not be resold. (Retailers, trade customers, institutions and libraries with requests for this work, please advise your customers and patrons to contact us directly for availability: info@promethean-editions.com). The provision of this service, and/or circulation of copies of the manuscript, does not constitute the copy as a publication or published edition under the New Zealand Copyright Act 1994.

This Facsimile Edition includes a spiral-bound full score book for reference and study and a performance set that includes a saddle-stitched part booklet and an audio CD, which contains the digital audio part that is played on a sound system in performance.

About the work:

The Mega4 Meta4 is the fifth and final piece of Earthrise, a pentalogy of electroacoustic works which comprises NadirOrbiting GardenThe Temptation of St Anthony and Crucifix. With the exception of the opening pentatonic theme, The Mega4 Meta4 is constructed entirely from quoted material (mainly from the four earlier pieces of Earthrise and from Albinoni’s Adagio in G minor for Organ and Strings.) The quoted material is used as a starting point. Once stated, it is developed, repeated and juxtaposed on top of other, sometimes non-compatible material in such a way that the overall effect is that of dynamic pluralism and constant motion in opposite directions. The Mega4 Meta4 brings all the aesthetic and technical concerns of the preceding pieces to their logical conclusion.

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Product Details

Christos Hatzis
Softback score, paperback part & CD

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