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Imitation Music Rubin Ghimire

The purpose of this piece is to create a performance that portrays how both music and the visual arts are affected by the perception of reality, and how they can influence one another. It is a 5minute piece. These directions should be followed for performance: •

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A musician starts the piece by improvising on a piano for the first half (0 – 2:30) of the piece. He can choose any scale and style. Two contrasting themes should be developed during this time. Using a quick medium in color, an artist paints based on what he imagines when he hears the music. He can consider the qualities of the sound – pitch, intensity, timbre, tempo, texture, and the like and relate them to elements of art. A painting surface should be chosen to fit the medium. Like the musician, the artist can also choose a style for his work. At 2:31, they reverse the process – the musician improvises based on what the artist paints, while the artist further develops his ideas and tries to finish his work. The musician should consider elements of the painting – overall impression of the painting, color values, objects, their form, texture and position, and the like. These elements can be used to develop themes. Not all elements have to be used. Even if the themes contrast each other, a smooth transition is not necessary. In other words, quick jumps to different themes/ideas are permitted. This helps to maintain the integrity of the piece for it has to display how artistic ideas are simultaneously generated from perceptual stimuli. A timer should be used by both performers. The performers should position themselves as shown above, facing the stage just like the audience. The audience should be able to see the process of performance at all times. 2011

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Imitation Music  

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