Five soundscapes for acoustic instruments and taped computer music

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Inspired by Chinese poems, the overall characteristics of the work reflect the assimilation of several non-Western musical and philosophical influences such as the use of pentatonic scale patterns, the principle of embellishing a single note, and the application of the I-Ching in dealing with active instrumental passages over a long-sustained computer music drone. Traditional Western compositional techniques such as aleatory counterpoint, serialism, and moment form are also employed in the treatment of thematic material, developmental processes and formal design.

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Tseng, Yu-Chung August 1998.

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Inspired by Chinese poems, the overall characteristics of the work reflect the assimilation of several non-Western musical and philosophical influences such as the use of pentatonic scale patterns, the principle of embellishing a single note, and the application of the I-Ching in dealing with active instrumental passages over a long-sustained computer music drone. Traditional Western compositional techniques such as aleatory counterpoint, serialism, and moment form are also employed in the treatment of thematic material, developmental processes and formal design.

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Tseng, Yu-Chung. Five soundscapes for acoustic instruments and taped computer music, thesis or dissertation, August 1998; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc935784/: accessed August 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .