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Blue Work

Cepheid II

for solo accordion

Year:  2016   ·  Duration:  3m 30s

Year:  2016
Duration:  3m 30s

Glen Downie

Composer:   Glen Downie

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Sample Score

Sample: First two systems of page 1

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Cepheid II is a sister piece to an earlier organ work called Cepheid. Long, slow tones open the work creating a timbral shimmering. Slowly, this texture is superimposed with very short, quiet articulated notes, creating a separation between the sustained layer and that of pointillist activity.

Commissioned note

Written for the 2016 Palendrai International Composers Course