Posts tagged anatomy
SCP #4: Hard Heart, Soft Hands

I felt like playing some mandolin today.  From yesterday I took the idea of a square, which has four sides, and played around with intervals of a fourth to find the simple accompaniment pattern.  Phrasing that same melody in groups of five over the top creates a nice bit of tension that eventually resolves.  It's quite refreshing where such a small idea can lead, and although the result is very simple I can hear all kinds of possibilities for expanding it and arranging it for an ensemble.

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