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in terms of Clementi

July 15, 2010
By videotaped GOLD, Geneva, New York
videotaped GOLD, Geneva, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"Hope and Memory have one daughter and her name is Art, and she has built her dwelling far from the desperate field where men hang out their garments upon forked boughs to be banners of battle. O beloved daughter of Hope and Memory, be with me for a little."
- The Celtic Twilight, W. B. Yeats

i. (theme)
crystallized moods shatter
on ugly green linoleum.
an overture to tears. crescendo
to pain. mezzo piano to
one sharp sfortzando –

and a fermata on the rest.

ii. (development)
aching fingers pull a blanket
closer. a tied octave: low measure
after measure of A…

staccato heart beats
unwilling beats.

iii. (recapitulation)
key change. a reverse
crescendo. a backwards de
crescendo. a growth to quietness,
the earth a pedal point below
bare feet, rocking rocking rocking
to hold hold hold.

arms spread: body leans in.
mezzo piano grows
to mezzo forte. slow rise
to forte.
fortissimo –

iv. (coda)

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