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Panayiotis KOKORAS Cymatics for cymbal

2018


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Panayiotis KOKORAS Cymatics

for cymbal

written for Nuno Aroso

Duration 9’ minutes

Denton, Texas © 2018 All Rights Reserved


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Cymatics Bouncing Droplet touch lightly the edge of the cymbal with your belly

stick 2 stick hit and sweep

Cymbal stick Sound

bl. mute

fi

Snd.

U

6 4

Cym.

Snd.

13

edge hit

don't touch the edge of the cymbal with your belly

5> 4 X edge hit f

f

resonance o999999999

U

> ¿ ¿                    Ó . p mz mz

¿ ¿

4:3

¿

stick 2 stick hit and sweep

> > 3 ¿ ¿ ¿         6   4 4 ≈‰ Œ mz

Œ

Œ

Œ

Œ

o999999999fi

> 4 ¿ ¿ ¿ ¿                   4 mz Verge Twangy Scavenger

slide the stick's tip until it comes off against the stick attached to the edge thump

 

æ ¿ ‰.

edge hit

¿

X

‰ Œ

¿ ¿ ¿

slide one tip to the end of the other until it snaps on the cymbal's bell snap

touch on stick on the bow hit with the other tip to tip stick 2 stick hit

Snd.

Snd.

hit stick's frog at cymbal's edge and gradually flatten the stick on the bow

stick 2 stick hit and sweep

10

Cym.

>

99999999 fi bl. mute 7

Cym.

Œ

bl. unmute

4

Cym.

Œ

stick 2 stick hit and sweep

U

his the other stick from frog to tip

> 4 ¿¿ 4 X ¿ ¿ edge hit f

stick

q = 72

Panayiotis Kokoras

5   4                f

æ edge whoosh

t t t t t

edge hit

trem at the edge of the cymbal and move from tip to frog

¿ ≈ .  . æ æ 4edge whoosh j ‰ 4  9 . edge trem

move the stock from frog to tip on the cymbals edge

MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM t ttt

Ó > ¿ f

¿

æ ¿ ¿ ¿Œ

edge trem

Œ

tt

MMMMMMM M M M M MMMMMMMMM M M M M M M M M M M M M MM o9999999999999999999

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2

5æ 4

16

Cym.

æ

æ

æ

                æ 5æ æ æ æ æ æ 4 æ> edge hit æ 4 ¿ ¿ ¿ ¿ ¿ ¿ ¿          4¿¿           Ó Œ p pos f MMMMM MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM p posMMMMMMMMMMM MMMMMMMMMM 9999999999999999999999999 rotate as you tremolo the tip of Vertiginous Cyclones the stick around cymbal's edge edge trem

tttttttttttttttt

Snd.

                    æ æ æ æ æ æ æ æ æ 4 æ> edge hit æ 6 4  æ Œ æ æ  4 ¿ ¿ ¿ ¿ ¿ ¿ ¿¿     4 ¿ ¿ ¿ ¿ Ó 4   Ó one stick MMMMMMM M MMMMMMM MMMMMMM M MMMMMMM f MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM MMMMMM MMMMMMM 99999999999999999999999999

19

Cym.

edge trem rotation

edge trem

tttttttttttt t t t

Snd.

one hand holds the stick at an adjustble pivot point the other hand rotates the stick at the top end

contine rotating with the bow rotation stick tip on the crash area

22

effort

w

Cym.

lever rotating

pivot

ttttttmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm 99999999999999999999999999 CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC

Snd.

gradually reduce the perimeter of the rotation

25

Cym.

Snd.

the exact pacing of this section to the performer's discration

w

CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC

mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm 9999999999999999999999999 28

Cym.

Snd.

rotate around the bell, slide closer to the tip

w

Snd.

w

CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC dddddddddddd

dddd mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm

9999999999999999999999999 as the rotation perimeter gets smaller rotate on the half part of the cymbal instead of around the bell

slide closer to the tip and rotate use the upper hand as the pivot

31

Cym.

w

w

w

yy

CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC

mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm ddddddddddddd ddddddddd ddddddddd

9999999999999999999999999


3

slide closer to the tip and trem use the upper hand as the pivot

34

increase pressure of the tip on the cymbal

lever trem

Cym.

yyyy yyyyy y y 99999999999999999999999999

ccccccccccccccccccccc C C d d mmWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW C d mm C m squeaky C m C mC d m C m Cd mC Cd d md Cd mm md mmm

Snd.

d mmmm

Chirp Beatings

U

37

tip tap chirp

3 4¿J 9

Œ

Cym.

two sticks

hold the stick at the tip with pressure move short/sharp horizontal to cymbal chirp trem

6 ‰ ¿ 4 9 æ  

Œ

3 4Œ

Cym.

yy

æ 9

y

f f ff f f f f f f

apply more pressure and stiffness by holding the stick near the tip the stronger you hold the higher the pitch

40

Œ

‰.

tip tap

¿5 9 4

chirp 3

9 Ó J

slowly, steadily move along the lathing tracks of the bow hold the tip stiff and gradually release to change the pitch

4 harmonic gliss 4w

Ó

y yy y y py y y f yy 9999999999999999999999999

Snd.

chirp resonant lathing

43

3 4œ

Cym.

Ó

˙ 4 9j 9 ‰ 4 9J

slowly, steadily move along the lathing tracks of the bow hold the tip stiff with little pressure on the cymbal

6 ≈ œ. . 4

Ó

y yyy y y p f 999999999999999999999999 qqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqq

Snd.

9

pos

46

gradualy move from crash to ride area gradualy release stifness and pressure a shifting resonance hi to lo is desired

steadily move across the lathing tracks of the bow Shifting Resonance slowly, hold the tip stiff with little pressure on the cymbal

4 4

Cym.

squeaky

yy p yyyy y

Snd.

9999999999999999999999999 squeaky

49

Snd.

bell sweep

v f ddddddddddddd p pos f 9999999999999999999999999

WWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW

Snd.

Cym.

noise only

chirp

tip tap

gradually release the stiffness and pressure

6 4

slowly, steadily move across the lathing tracks of the bow hold the tip stiff with little pressure on the cymbal

4 4

p

yyyyy y y y 9999999999999999999999999


52

Cym.

5œ 4

55

Ó

‰.

r ¿ 9 ‰ ¿ 4 9 ‰. 4

Œ

Œ

chirp

9

Œ

y y y y f

o 9999999

side chirp hold the stick 45º angle move across the lathing tracks apply pressure with the stick against the cymbal

side tap

3 4Œ

Cym.

side chirp side tap

Œ

‰ ¿

9

9

9

9

Œ

9

y y y y

d c d c d c d c mz

d c z 9999999999999999999999999 d c

Snd.

d c

m

58

bell side chirp side chirp

side tap

Ó

Cym.

Œ

7 6 ‰ ¿4 7 9

9

bell side chirp side chirp

slide down the side stick from the top of the bell

Œ

9

Œ

m

61

bell side chirp side tap side chirp

9 6 ¿r7 7 9 9 4

Cym.

d c

z

d cd d cd cc

m

bell side chirp thump side tap side chirp

thump

Œ

Œ

7 7

Œ

r ¿

9

9

Œ

Œ

9

Œ

y

d c cd d cd c side tap

Œ

9

9

57 7 9 4

Œ

y z fi y 99999999 d c

Snd.

Œ

bell side chirp side chirp

9 3 ¿r7 7 Œ 9 4

y y y y y y y y y z v vy o 999999999999999999999 y y Artistic Skating d cd c

Snd.

m

64

Cym.

d cd c

d cd c d c

thump

lathing sweep

d cd c

d d c c d c

hold the sticks 35º angle alternate hands by sweeping from far to close apply pressure while the stick rubs against the lathing tracks

side tap

d c d c

d

bell side chirp lathing sweep

9 9 9   9   9 j‰ 9   9   4 7 9 ¿ 7 9   9   49     8J     p f pos mz aaaaaa aaaaaaaaaaaaaaa d aaaaaa a a a a a aaaaaaa v aaaaaa aaaaaa f mz 999999999999999999fi

y

y y

Snd.

lathing sweep bell side chirp

side tap lathing sweep bell side chirp

67

Snd.

Œ

4 ‰ ¿ 49 tip tap

y yyy 99999999999999fi

Snd.

Cym.

Bell Dragon Quintuplum Crouching

gradualy move from crash to ride area gradualy release stifness and pressure a shifting resonance hi to lo is desired

4

4 49 ‰ Œ

Œ

¿ 79 ‰ ≈ R

9

9

y

9

79 R

9

9

y

aaaaa aaaa f posmz f pos mzaaaa 999999999999999999999 o fi aaa

aaaa

aaaa

aaaa

9

aaaaaaaaa


p

Snd.

9

¿ 79 R R

9 9 9  

9

Cym.

Procedural Growth

bell side chirp side tap lathing sweep

70

aaaaaaaaaaaaa a aa

9

9

9

9

9

9

5

9

y yyyy yyyy

aaaa aaa aaaa aaaa aaaaaaaaaaaaa a a a a f posmaaaa p z o99999999999999999

73

9

Cym.

Snd.

9

9

9

9

9

9

9

9

9

9

9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9

aaa aaa aaaa aaa aaa aaaa aaaa a a a aaaaa aaa aaaa aa aaaa aaaa aaa a aaaa aaa aaa aaa

9999999999999999999999999 y yyyyyy repeat and increase intensity ad lib 76

thump

9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 999999999999999 9 999999999999999999999999

Cym.

f pos

y yy y y yyyyy y

Snd.

a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a aa aa aa aa aa aa aa aa aa aaaa aa a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a

9999999999999999999999999 79

Cym.

Snd.

U

friction tone

cymbal on the area around the bell

≈‰

œ

Ó.

Cym.

Œ

Ó

Ó.

‰ œ

yyyyy 9999999999999999999999999

Snd.

ffffffff mid tone

85

Snd.

9999999999999999999999999 hold the stick at 2/3 from the tip and Himalayan Lasso bow with 45° angle against the 82

Cym.

5 ‰. 4

U

Ó.

fff

U

4 ≈‰ Ó 4

3 ≈‰ ‰   4 Œ

yy y yyy 9999999999999999999999999 yyyy high tone

high tone

ff

fffffffff

low tone

fffff

fff


U

6 88

Cym.

7 ‰. 4

Ó.

U

4 ≈‰ ‰   4

Ó

Ó

3 ≈‰ Œ 4

‰ œ

yyyyyy yyy y 9 999999999999999999999999 y y

Snd.

fffff

ff

91

4 ≈‰ ‰ ≈  ≈‰ ‰   4

Cym.

fffffff

mid tone

ff

low tone

hold the stick closer to the tip generates higher partials (change hand)

Œ

Ó.

Ó

y y yy yy y y 9999999999999999999999999 y y mid tone

Snd.

f

94

Cym.

fff

≈‰

Œ

Ó

fff

ffff

Ó.

œ

≈‰

Ó

yyyyyyy 9999999999999999999999999 y y y mid-high tone

Snd.

ff

fffffffff

ffffff

low tone

97

Cym.

Snd.

‰.

U

Ó.

ff

9999999999999999999999999 y yyyyy yyyyyyy Mythical Husk Bird 100

Cym.

pulsing tip move vertical the stick on the cymbal producing a jumping pulse sequence

rattling tip

hold lightly and touch vertically the tip at the edge, let it rattle from the vibrations

.

Œ

friction tone

Ó.

aaaaaaaaaaa ●●●●●●●●●●●● 9999999999999999999999999

Snd.

ffffff

low tone

●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●

103

Cym.

Snd.

‰.

Ó.

rattling tip

pulsing tip

aaaaaaaaaaa ●●●●●●●●● ●●●●●●●●●●●●●● 9999999999999999999999999

ff

yyyyy

●●●●●●●●


tip tap

106

¿¿¿ ¿ ¿ ¿ ¿ ¿ ¿ ¿

6 4

Cym.

friction tone

Œ

4 ≈‰ . Ó 4

7

rattling tip

pulsing tip

aaaaaa ●●●●●●●● 9999999999999999999999999

Snd.

fffffff

yyyy low tone

tip tap

109

¿¿ ¿ ¿

.

Cym.

Snd.

●●●●●

¿

¿

pulsing tip

¿

w

  J

●●●●●●●●● ●●●●●●●●●●●●●● ●●●●●●●●●●● 999999999999999999999999 fi Procedural Hunting tip tap thump pulsing tip tip tap pulsing tip 112 r ¿ ¿ ¿ ¿ ¿ ¿ ¿ ¿ ¿ ¿ ¿ ¿ tip tap   ¿œ 5 7 4 ≈ ‰. Cym. Œ 4 >¿ 4 4 >¿

●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●● ●

. c

Snd.

y

115

Cym.

●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●

slide rolling

w

low

pivot

a

●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●

mid

high

v

cc

d

●●●●●●●●●

●●●●●

●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●

v

c

d

a

●●●●

●●

●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●

repeat and increase intensity ad lib

Snd.

a

6 4

d

v

c

●●●●●●

a

d

v

c

œ

U

Œ

Ó

Ó

v y y y ●●● ●a ●●aa ●●

Cym.

●●●●●●●●●●●

Snd.

121

cresc.

pulsate with the effort hand, add the pivot hand as a slide move from frog to tip to produce pitch and pulse changes

Snd.

Cym.

fp

●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●

effort

118

c

●●●●●●●●


Cross Inhibitor

8

7> 4¿

Cym.

effort

Snd.

slide rolling

pulsing tip

124

f

pivot

pulsing tip

v

●●●

●●●●●●●

U

slide pivot hand from tip to frog, effort hand continues appling pressure slide gliss

slide rolling

Ó.

œ

.

6 . 4¿

y

a

●●● ●

Œ

3 ≈‰ Œ 4

‰.

v y v y

v

œ

‰ . Ó

c

d

U

Echomimetic Nagging

127

Cym.

Snd.

slide gliss

slide rolling

7 œ .  . 4 f ●●●●●●● ●●●● ● v

Ó

effort pivot

v v v

Œ

Ó

vv

● ●

4 ≈‰ Ó 4

v

Snd.

y

v v

v

ffffff

y

  fffff

y

 

≈ ‰ ‰     ≈ ‰ ‰   5  ≈‰ ‰    ≈‰ Œ 4

vv

ffffff

y

v v

ff

vv

fff

v

ff

œ v v squeaky

y y yy

Reversed Flashback 4 4

Cym.

Ó

5 ‰ Ó 4

tip squeak

v 136

●●

vv

y

4 ≈‰ Œ 4

Snd.

‰.

ff

133

Cym.

●●

v

fff

yyy ● ●y

Cym.

y y y

vvvvvv saturated resonance fvvv decresc. ccccccccccccccccccc aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa ddd o9999999999999999999999999

Snd.

rattling tip

139

Snd.

5 4

fff

130

Cym.

slide gliss

slide rolling

9999999999999999999999999

●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●● ddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddd


142

Cym.

Snd.

Snd.

●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●● CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC

dddd

ddddddd 9999999999999999999999999

U

edge rotation

145

Cym.

9

rotate softly with the tip on the bow area bow rotation

fffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffff aaa

aaaaaaaa

aaaa

L.V.

L.V.

9999999999999999999999999


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