"Music is the cup that holds the wine of silence. Sound is that cup, but empty. Noise is that cup, but broken.”

Robert Fripp


24/07/2017

Grooves (4) - Symmetry


"Symmetry" is a music by the scientist and artist  Max Cooper
& the London-based pianist and composer Tom Hodge
with a video by Kevin McGloughlin in 2016.

"...Symmetry is one of the most fundamental principles of nature, and also forms the basis of music...
Symmetry is the idea that one aspect of a system can change while another remains constant...
The idea of Symmetry was explored in the video by Kevin McGloughlin, using simple symmetrical forms (primarily the circle), and symmetrical operations applied to them - rotations, translations and reflections...
The audio track originally came from preparations for a live piano and electronics show with Tom Hodge. I had some chords and glitches we were playing with in combination with a simple piano motif..."
Max Cooper

 
 

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