Wednesday, 22 August 2012

Gargantua - Pieces in Progress 2

Elements of music-in-progress for Gargantua...

Loitering about in here are sequences for Angels who turn into a variety of other things, a big  War, a disappearing giant, a medieval village ....

Pages from the score for "Gargantua"

The first two pages of the score of "Gargantua".

Monday, 20 August 2012

Earlier compositions and experiments for "Gargantua"

"Gargantua" has been hovering about for years. Here are some bits that have been floating around like bad smells for a while.

Early instrumental and collage composition sections for "Gargantua". 

Improvisation with turntable, music-boxes, clocks, digital delay, mixer. Possible use in "War" and "Babyhood of Gargantua" sections.....Also a war at the end of the universe between Janacek & Beethoven.

Opium Sketch

Sketch for the Opium scene, using John Cage's "Music for Marcel Duchamp".

Friday, 17 August 2012

Influences & References Mix 01

"Gargantua Influences & References Mix 01" - Sound-collage exploring possible directions and ideas.

The script for the show was finished yesterday, now I am beginning to test out different musical directions using collage.

And why not eh?

Introducing "Gargantua"


An arrangement of Erik Satie's "Reverie de la Enfance du Pantagruel", which may or may not be used somewhere.

A stylistic sketch for an alcoholic sequence.