Particulate Matter

A selection of key words has been transcribed according to their spoken rhythm and (slightly enhanced) pitch contours.  The resulting musical materials are the particulate matter which will be subject to compositional processes such as accumulation, compression, layering, fragmentation, crystallisation, liquidation, and so on.

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About Helen C Thomas

Helen has a Ph.D. in music from Lancaster University where she completed a thesis on 'Disturbing Times: Metaphors of Temporality in Avant-Garde Music of the 1960s. She is a Senior Teaching Associate at Lancaster University and an active oboist and cor anglais player. Helen has written for Music Analysis, Twentieth Century Music, Tempo, and Metaphor and the Social World.

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