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String Theory : Electric violin duet version

by Karlin Greenstreet Love (2022)

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Work Overview

String Theory aims to capture the mood of Bill Spence's book about theoretical physics, 'Everything Is Now': enthusiastic, curious, full of surprises, positive, joyful, and written for the layperson. The 6 movements are made with rounds, loops and twisting of ideas. There are places in which players are instructed to play out of time with each other.


Work Details

Year: 2022

Instrumentation: 2 electric violins, loop pedals, reverb, distortion and octave effects.

Duration: 17 min.

Difficulty: Advanced — Some fast passage work. Unconventional time and meter processes.

Contents note: Prelude --Spin -- Twistors --The Square Root of Gravity --Branes -- My Donut Has No Hole

Commission note: Commissioned by David Morris. For Bill Spence in celebration of his book, "Everything Is Now: Revolutionary Ideas from String Theory"

The composer notes the following styles, genres, influences, etc in relation to this work:
Ambient, folk, klezmer and metal influences.

Performances of this work

26 Aug 2023: at Creating Music From Science Ideas (Helix Building, Scotch Oakburn College). Featuring Karlin Greenstreet Love, Suzanne Turner.

13 Aug 2023: at Creating Music from Science Ideas (Hive Planetarium ). Featuring Karlin Greenstreet Love, Suzanne Turner.

13 Aug 23: Hive. Ulverstone, Tasmania. Featuring Suzanne Turner, Emily Sanzaro.

22 Oct 2022: at String Theory (St Aiden's Anglican Church (East Launceston)).

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