Moment variations: for orchestra and choir

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Moment Variations is a three-movement composition for chamber orchestra and chamber choir of approximately 21 minutes duration. The basis of this piece is compositional unity through variations technique, where the retained element of the theme is its structure or fixed-structure variations.The fixed-structure is a succession of six musical events, called moments, in the order: I II III II IV V III V VI, where moments II, III, and V are internally repeated and I, IV, and VI occur only once.

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Theis, Charles W. May 1993.

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Moment Variations is a three-movement composition for chamber orchestra and chamber choir of approximately 21 minutes duration. The basis of this piece is compositional unity through variations technique, where the retained element of the theme is its structure or fixed-structure variations.The fixed-structure is a succession of six musical events, called moments, in the order: I II III II IV V III V VI, where moments II, III, and V are internally repeated and I, IV, and VI occur only once.

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Theis, Charles W. Moment variations: for orchestra and choir, dissertation, May 1993; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc332702/: accessed November 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .