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dc.contributor.author Smith, Curtis N., 1983-
dc.date.accessioned 2017-12-06T16:14:29Z
dc.date.available 2017-12-06T16:14:29Z
dc.date.issued 2017-12-06
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/2022/21828
dc.description Indiana University, Music, 2017 en
dc.description.abstract This piece is about the individual and the collective, and is inspired by democracy. There are two main characters—the ocean of sound, represented most prominently by the strings—especially at the beginning and end, and a tonal chord progression that emerges gradually from the dense cluster at the beginning of the piece. The sublimation of the tonal progression into the cluster and the cluster’s interaction with the tonal progression propel the piece, delineate structure, and act as a type of embodiment for the societal shifts and interactions experienced in a democracy. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Indiana University en
dc.subject curtis smith, e pluribus, orchstra, symphony, sound mass, stochastic, charles ives, iannis xenakis, metastasis, john luther adams, minimalism, glissandi, en
dc.title E pluribus en
dc.type D. Mus. en


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