for Marimbaphone, Op. 95d (1992)
Performance : November 4, 1992, Gerogia Southern University, Foy Fine Arts
Zimmermann Musikverlag Frankfurt ZM 31100 / ISMN: M-010-31300-9
was composed in 1992 for the Brasilian, Ney
The 1st movement - flie▀end (flowing) - with
its constant quaver figures represents an "African" perpetual motion
featuring an imperceptible tendency towards higher frequencies with its varying
meters and accents. The movements ends precisely one octave higher than the beginning.
The 2nd movement - pochend (pulsating) - is characterized by a repeated
major second (e-flat /f) paraphrased by fully chromatic lines - a short episode
interrupts this "beating of the heart", which subsequently continues
another 21 times.
3rd movement: The attribute "stockend"
('faltering') determines the flow of this rondo movement, comprised of 3 main