Secret Pythagorean Doctrine of Noise (’06)

Secret Pythagorean Doctrine of Noise (multichannel tape)

Premiered at Spatial Music Collective 8.2, Trinity College Dublin, January 2007, also presented at Microtonal Fayre, University of York, May 2007, and Contemporary Music Centre Marathon, University College Cork, April 2007.

This piece, composed late 2006, explores the idea that the Pythagoreans had a secret doctrine which espoused noise and microtonality. The piece was composed in Csound, using additive synthesis and band-limited noise.