The Four Pillars Appearing from The Resonating Discs invoking The 72:81:88 Confluence

| three percussionists and harmonic resonators | 81 Minutes


The Four Pillars Appearing from The Resonating Discs invoking The 72:81:88 ConfluenceRandy Gibson

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Reviews

| 2017

The Four Pillars Appearing from The Resonating Discs invoking The 72:81:88 Confluence
Seth Colter Walls profiles Randy Gibson for The New York Times

"As is sometimes the case with outwardly unvaried Minimalist music, the texture emerges from the overtones, the frequencies that sound above fundamental notes (in this case, those seven Ds on the piano). Mr. Gibson’s electronic design for the piece highlights these naturally occurring acoustic phenomena, making their ghostly quality more easily perceived."

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Commissioned by Avant Media
For TIGUE

World Premiere:Wild Project, New York City - April 11th, 2017
Premiered by: TIGUE:
Matt Evans
Amy Garapic
Carson Moody

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Reviews

| 2017

The Four Pillars Appearing from The Resonating Discs invoking The 72:81:88 Confluence
Seth Colter Walls profiles Randy Gibson for The New York Times

"As is sometimes the case with outwardly unvaried Minimalist music, the texture emerges from the overtones, the frequencies that sound above fundamental notes (in this case, those seven Ds on the piano). Mr. Gibson’s electronic design for the piece highlights these naturally occurring acoustic phenomena, making their ghostly quality more easily perceived."

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Presentation History
Resonating Apparitions | New York City : April 11th, 2017

The Four Pillars Appearing from The Resonating Discs invoking The 72:81:88 Confluence brings a new level of conceptual rigor and complexity to The Four Pillars world. A new concept called Harmonic Time which utilizes a perceptual score built from units of time that expand and contract imperceptibly. These time units are based on the same numeric elements as the rest of the work: structure and pitch reinforce each other creating an immersive ecosystem where time stands still, if only for a moment.


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
Harmonic Twilight Accretion | earth gong, harmonic resonators, natural light | 2018
Nada Symmetry for The Midwinter Starfield | voice, saxophone, sine waves, and pre-recorded tracks | 2015
Catalog Differential Apparition: 72:81:88 | trombone and pre-recorded trombone (on cassette) | 2017
Apparitions of The Four Pillars in The Midwinter Starfield under The Astral 789 Duet | ensemble and prime harmonic sine waves | 2011-2015
The Third Pillar with its Lowest Primes and Memories of The Second Pillar from Apparitions of The Four Pillars | composition based in Apparitions of The Four Pillars for prime harmonic sine waves, soloists and cantus firmus | 2010
The Primal Duet in The Starfield Symmetry | sine waves, voice, and trombone | 2014