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Earning the Muse

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By Adam Reifsteck

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Saxophone - Intermediate - Digital Download
Composed by Adam Reifsteck. 21st Century. Score. 30 pages. Published by Adam Reifsteck (S0.11701).

Item Number: S0.11701

Note: Parts are available separately on Sheet Music Plus. Public performances must be licensed through Broadcast Music, Inc. This work was commissioned by the Mana Saxophone Quartet and was premiered on the Peace Memorial Concert Series, January 9, 2011, in Clearwater, FL. The composer mentions the following about the work: "When asked about the creative process in writing music, composers have often cited people, places, or a particular thing which inspire them to write. This muse gives the composer a plethora of ideas to sift through and the ability to string together thoughts, emotions, and patterns in a meaningful way. In writing this piece, I came to the realization that while the twelve tone system strives to make all pitches equal, some pitches are more equal than others. “Earning the Muse” explores this realization. The full chromatic is used and constantly circulates, but permutational devices are often ignored. Additionally, permutational devices are used but not on the full chromatic. Furthermore, overtly tonal progressions are also employed. Any form, aesthetic unity, or linear progressions, which are perceived when hearing the work in its entirety, have developed naturally by following this personally intuitive compositional method.".

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