("Mainspring on a Sea-Gull ST16 movement" by Hustvedt)



"Chronoscope" is the second movement of "The Idler." In the storyline of the suite, this section is a reflection on the passage of time that culminates when the protagonist realizes the repetitiveness of his experiences, decides to stop going through the motions, and aims instead for evolution. The lyrics presents the internal dialog as follows :


- Idler tell me, do you feel free?
- Idler’s not free, clock ticks for me

- Idler tell me, are you sorry?
- Idler’s sorry, clock ticks for me

God have mercy, clock ticks for me
Why do I keep repeating the same old I ?


The music is essentially composed of simple, repetitive parts, and the intention here is to evoke the pieces of a clockwork mechanism.


The orchestrations which we put together for the live version are very different, to say the least, from the working version. The most obvious change probably being the absence of drums, which came about when Christian suggested that he play the piano part on the vibraphone. Miguel's response was to use synths to add sound effects, and the arrangements eventually evolved to convey an entirely different, more personal mood, which is very appropriate for the piece.


Views: 18

Comment

You need to be a member of Super Star Central / ECMD Radio, TV, & Film to add comments!

Join Super Star Central / ECMD Radio, TV, & Film

ECMD RADIO

Listen LIVE to ECMD Radio! Streaming 24/7ECMD Radio is a reporting station playing new & upcoming artists across the nation! Send your professionally recorded CLEAN songs to: ECMDradio@gmail.com and SuperStarMaker@gmail.com (Subject line: "AirPlay Request for ECMD Radio")
Be sure to follow @ECMDRadio on Twitter.


Winamp, iTunes Windows Media Player Real Player QuickTime

Members

Blog Posts

Super Star Maker / Super Star Central - Internet Radio Airplay Specials

Posted by ECMD Radio, TV, & Film on July 26, 2016 at 7:00am 12 Comments

Feel free to contact US for anything you don't understand?? (we can provide major radio, retail, and International Distribution ALSO). Contact Kermit for the BEST Possible package to meet your specific NEEDS !!! (text requests to 216-276-1829).

WE do a QUALITY job for YOU = ALL the time 25/8 !!! …







Continue

Services WE Offer HERE 2 Help YOU !!!

Posted by ECMD Radio, TV, & Film on March 17, 2009 at 6:30am 12 Comments


* *FEEL FREE to Text Kermit or EMAIL him HERE or the email address on the card below:

Birthdays

Birthdays Today

Birthdays Tomorrow

© 2019   Created by ECMD Radio, TV, & Film.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service

Clicky Web Analytics