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Midday Muse: Jenny Tang, piano
This concert will examine the order and predictability of seemingly chaotic compositions.
a coincidence of chaos and order
This concert will examine the order and predictability of seemingly chaotic compositions, such as Ligeti’s L’escalier du diable (The Devil’s Staircase) and Barber’s Piano Sonata, and the underlying chaos and randomness that can be found in the apparently controlled Humoreske of Schumann. Ligeti’s L’escalier du diable has an uncertain time signature; with hardly any bar lines, the 12/8 time signature seems completely arbitrary. However, the piece isView more
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