Monday, November 12, 2012

The Harmonies of the World, Op. 209

Op. 209 THE HARMONIES OF THE WORLD (November 12, 2012)
For Ensemble, after Johannes Kepler
I. In What Things Having to Do with the Planetary Movements
     Have the Harmonic Consonances Been Expressed by the
     Creator, and in What Way?
II. In the Ratios of the Planetary Movements which are
     Apparent as It Were to Spectators at the Sun, Have Been 
     Expressed the Pitches of the Sustem, or Notes of the Musical
     Scale, and the Modes of Song [Genera Cantus], the Major
     and the Minor
III. In the Extreme Planetary Movements the Musical Modes or
     Tones Have Somehow Been Expressed
IV. The Universal Consonance of All Six Planets,
     Like Four-Part Counterpoint, Can Exist