Superluminosity - Toccata

for Organ  (2002)

 

Duration: 5 minutes

 

Orchestration: org

Availability: For Sale

 

Program Notes

I arranged my violin and piano work, Toccata for organ. I titled the work Mercury after the Roman god of speed and travel. The quicksilver organ begins playing three-note patterns superimposed over a four-note metrical grid that in turn bounce off of steadily accented jabs. The piece evolves into a work in perpetual motion based on these basic premises, varying phrase lengths, the number of notes in patterns and instrumentation