'...and one of time.': A Composition for Full Orchestra with Narration

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‘...and one of time.' is a reinterpretation of a small musical moment from Philip Glass' opera, Einstein on the Beach, centered around the phrase "Berne, Switzerland 1905." This reinterpretation is realized through the use of several different compositional techniques including spectral composition, micropolyphony and dodecaphony, as well as the application of extra-musical models developed by Alan Lightman, John Gardner, Italo Calvino and Albert Einstein.

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Rinker, John Thomas December 1999.

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‘...and one of time.' is a reinterpretation of a small musical moment from Philip Glass' opera, Einstein on the Beach, centered around the phrase "Berne, Switzerland 1905." This reinterpretation is realized through the use of several different compositional techniques including spectral composition, micropolyphony and dodecaphony, as well as the application of extra-musical models developed by Alan Lightman, John Gardner, Italo Calvino and Albert Einstein.

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Rinker, John Thomas. '...and one of time.': A Composition for Full Orchestra with Narration, thesis, December 1999; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc2267/: accessed October 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .