Author Topic: How do 'sketches' work?  (Read 6356 times)

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Offline jowcol

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Re: How do 'sketches' work?
« Reply #20 on: August 03, 2010, 04:15:57 PM »
I read that Koechlin would start by sketching the rhythms and meters first for a work, which strikes me as  bizarre.
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Re: How do 'sketches' work?
« Reply #21 on: August 03, 2010, 06:00:18 PM »
Here's what sketches look like; they are fragments, ideas, bits and pieces that eventually are worked into a cohesive whole:

http://www.pedro-amaral.eu/works/subpages/works02n1M.htm

This page contains more info about the work:

http://www.pedro-amaral.eu/works/subpages/works02n1.htm
Wow! That's a really interesting sound!  :o

Offline jochanaan

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Re: How do 'sketches' work?
« Reply #22 on: August 06, 2010, 04:48:51 PM »
I read that Koechlin would start by sketching the rhythms and meters first for a work, which strikes me as  bizarre.
Not bizarre at all if you're dealing with complex rhythms...or if the work is driven by rhythm... 8)
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