Imants Tillers Queue Actions, 1973
Imants Tillers, 1973
Transcribed for String Quartet, Slave Pianos, 2000.
Violin 1: Play note X1. Move to note Y1 over Z1 seconds.
Violin 2: Play note X2. Move to note Y2 over Z2 seconds.
Viola: Play note X3. Move to note Y3 over Z3 seconds.
Cello: Play note X4. Move to note Y4 over Z4 seconds.
- The quartet is organized into a queue chord.
- Once the queue is formed, it is held for a period of time.
- All movements are continuous glissandi but need not be direct.
- All movements are very noisy, the queue chord is sonorous.