[r-t] 8 spliced atw 7com

Mark Davies mark at snowtiger.net
Thu Mar 29 10:36:54 UTC 2012

Don writes,

> Not all properties of a composition are invariant under rotation.

Indeed. Just the structural ones. But it of course highly desirable to 
view COM as a structural property. In the "conductor's" view it *almost* 
is, but not quite; which is a bit daft. The composer, of course, gets it 

> If touches A and B are touches of three or more leads of a single
> method, modifying either by replacing one lead, not the first or last,
> with a different method results in the same number of changes of
> method for touch A as for touch B.

I think if you think about this for a bit longer, you will see there is 
no contradiction! Join the round blocks into circles and it all makes 
sense. If it's still no good for you, put Elton on the stereo and sing 
along to "The Circle of Ringing". :-D


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