Levels of Description

from by Raja

/

about

Inspired by the fugue, Foreman set out to develop a descending chromatic line into a contrapuntal idea. Be sure to follow the development of the theme moving through 3 different tempo shifts, where the phrases develop and fold, first as single lines, then in a melodic and chordal origami. In the middle is an episode that modulates through rhythm rather than pitch. The bass stretches up an octave and a simple delay becomes rhythmical partner to the polyrhythmic timbale groove. The powerful conclusion in the recapitulation section is bolstered by a complex, grindy and wide bass texture which will likely sound different on each playback system you try. Fire, twist and turns abound.

credits

from RAJA, released January 19, 2015

tags

license

all rights reserved

about

Raja

In 1996, trio Raja set out to create a collection of adventurous, original instrumental music, primed for live performance.


Steve Foreman
Robert Mitchell
Bill Weisbach

contact / help

Contact Raja

Streaming and
Download help

Redeem code