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Poul Ruders: Event Horizon: Piano or Keyboard

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Composer Poul Ruders
Publisher Edition Wilhelm Hansen
Instrumentation Piano
Programme Note: The name Event Horizon was coined by the brilliant British physicist Stephen Hawking to describe the circumference of a so-called 'black hole', the remains of a collapsed star with a gravity-pull so powerful, so that not even light can escape from it.
This 5-minute study for piano has - needles to say - nothing to do with black holes, but the term 'event horizon' fascinates med and strikes me as near-perfect description of virtually any stretch of organized sound evolving in time, e.g. a musical composition with a strong linear focus.
So - 'Event Horizon' it is, as seamless composition of high density, evolving in three parts: swinging-ricocheting-sweeping, a musical journey of speed, from fast to furiously fast, a study based on a high economical compositional material constantly renewing itself, the hands running parallel, separating, meeting again. The discreetest use of pedaling is advised ...

Poul Ruders May 2001
Language ENG-DK
Subtitle Piano
Product Format Instrumental Work
Product Type Sheet Music
Store Sheet Music & Songbooks
Pages 9
ISBN 9788759852897
Edition Number KP01110
Catalog No. WHKP01110
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