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6″:2 with 40 or 50 possibilities—so that the fact that there is no time to think, but only time to perform mechanical operations, not only makes any freedom for the performer in such cases impossible, but also makes the liberties you allow him superfluous & therefore vain, since they cannot be fulfilled. . ”26 He continued in a subsequent letter to critique the resultant sounds of these recent scores. ”27 The frozen, constellationlike pointillism of Webern continued to resound in Wolff’s music, undoing, perhaps, the sense of free play that delegating choices to performers seemed bent on ensuring.
Dozens of this piece’s simultaneities require gymnastic hand deployment (as in the sixth measure, which called for B2, E4, and B b5 to be played essentially together while one hand holds a long D #4 that had been attacked amid an even more improbably dispersed set of pitches in the previous measure, including a simultaneous attack of C #4 and F7). ”5 Meanwhile, Wolff’s compositional output slowed in 1954, with only one work, the Suite for Prepared Piano (again, for Tudor), combining the exotic sonorities of For Prepared Piano with the more jagged rhetoric of For Piano II.
1 The group would embody Cardew’s “ethics of improvisation,” which saw improvisation as a tool to develop virtue and strength through cooperation. 2 Beyond its idealism, the Scratch Orchestra had an air of novelty that enabled it to quickly publish its constitution in the Musical Times, begin booking concerts, and appear on radio and television within its first year. In late 1968, Cardew had finished the first portion of what would be a basic score for the Scratch Orchestra: The Great Learning, a massive seven-part setting of the first chapter of Confucius’s text by that name.