Circular Trance Surrounding The Second Pillar with The Highest Seventh Primal Cirrus, The Utmost Fundamental, and The Ekmeles Ending from Apparitions of The Four Pillars

2011 | seven voices and prime harmonic sine waves | ca. 60-70 Minutes


Ekmeles Vocal Ensemble performing Randy Gibson's <em>Circular Trance Surrounding The Second Pillar...</em> at Music At First
Ekmeles Vocal Ensemble performing Randy Gibson's Circular Trance Surrounding The Second Pillar... at Music At First | Photo by Tear-n Tan

Reviews

Circular Trance at the Avant Music Festival | 2012

Bruce Hodges reviews Circular Trance for Seen And Heard International

"I found the piece fascinating. Circular Trance is built on the vocalists' ability to produce pure harmonies that combine with the sine drone, creating a shimmering cloud of sound."

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Commissioned by Ekmeles Vocal Ensemble
with video by Oscar H Scott

World Premiere: Music At First, Brooklyn, NY - November 18th, 2011
Premiered by: Ekmeles Vocal Ensemble
Ekmeles Vocal Ensemble performing Randy Gibson's <em>Circular Trance Surrounding The Second Pillar...</em> at Music At First
Ekmeles Vocal Ensemble performing Randy Gibson's Circular Trance Surrounding The Second Pillar... at Music At First | Photo by Tear-n Tan

Reviews

Circular Trance at the Avant Music Festival | 2012

Bruce Hodges reviews Circular Trance for Seen And Heard International

"I found the piece fascinating. Circular Trance is built on the vocalists' ability to produce pure harmonies that combine with the sine drone, creating a shimmering cloud of sound."

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Presentation History
Third Avant Music Festival | New York City : February 10 - 27, 2012
Music At First | Brooklyn, New York : November 18th, 2011

See Also:
Apparitions of The Four Pillars with Their Lowest Additive Primes as limited to the 3rd, 7th, 9th, and 11th New Primes chosen Cyclically, The Toll of Premonition, The Memorial Connector over the Outlying Primal Abyss, and The Mid-Winter Ending | evolving composition model for just intonation toy organs, variable pitched instruments, prime harmonic sine waves and harmonically related delay lines | 2010
Doleo Æternus | soloists, drone performers, and rhythmic performers (any variable pitched instruments) and computer | 2004-2009
Descending The Starfield Symmetry | double bass, long delay lines, and symmetrical harmonic sine waves | 2015
The Third Analog Pillar with its Lowest Primes and The Ersatz Souvenir of The Second Pillar with The High Madora Cornerstone and The Outlying Primal Abyss from Apparitions of The Four Pillars | prime harmonic sine waves, toy organ, voices, cassette boomboxes, to be recorded on cassette tapes | 2010
Apparitions of The Four Pillars in The Midwinter Starfield under The Astral 789 Duet | ensemble and prime harmonic sine waves | 2011-2015
Shiver | prime harmonic sine waves | 2008
The First Analog Pillar with its Simplest Primes and The Harbinger of The Second Pillar with The Low Madora Cornerstone and The Outlying Primal Cirrus from Apparitions of The Four Pillars | prime harmonic sine waves, toy organ, cassette boomboxes, to be recorded on cassette tapes | 2010