[r-t] A caters stimulus package?
holroyd at math.ubc.ca
Wed Dec 23 00:42:05 UTC 2009
On Mon, 21 Dec 2009, Mark Davies wrote:
> Ander, I think you are spot-on with pretty much everything you say here. The
> only thing I would add is, do not underestimate Grandsire Caters: it is
> probably just about the best method we have got, on any stage. The range of
> compositional possibilities is truly wondeful, and not everything is
> explored. The possibilities that have been mined cover all of the "Caters
> music" themes you list, including LB runs, back-bell combinations and
> coursing music. Grandsire is Good Stuff!
Can you point out some of your favourite compositions of G9, Mark? Are
there any that have really good numbers of 4- or 5- runs, for example?
I've barely dabbled in composing for it myself, but my impression (perhaps
mistaken) is that with standard calls it's a bit awkward to mop up all of
any particular type of music...
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