• Anders Brødsgaard
  • Galaxy (1999)

  • Edition Wilhelm Hansen Copenhagen (World)
  • 3.3.3.3/4.3.3.1/2perc/hp/2pf/hpd/str(14.12.10.8.6)
  • 38 min

Programme Note

Galaxy started as a project where two principles were predetermined before starting on the composition:

1) The energy of the piece should be generated from a spiral-principle as known from e.g. the galaxy, DNA, sky, waterspout and the drain in the kitchen sink - in other words; a constant accumulation of energy from the beginning to the end - and

2) an attempt on the integration of tonal and atonal music through experiments with a new "harmonics" which would make it possible to connect the tonal and atonal, triads and clusters, diatonic scales and twelve-tone scales.

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