MIRRORS OF EMPTINESS

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Piece Title : Mirrors of Emptiness
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Composer / Arranger : Smirnov, Grigory
Composer / Arranger Details: "Grigory Smirnov was born in 1982 in Novosibirsk, in the Siberian part of Russia. He studied piano at the Novosibirsk Music College (1996-2000) and composition at the Novosibirsk State Conservatoire (2000-2006), where his teacher was Yuri Yukechev. His composer''s output includes chamber, orchestral, choral and electronic works. Grigory Smirnov is also a piano performer working mostly in the field of improvisation music."
Total Number of Percussionists Required :1 Percussionist(s)
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Publisher :Edition Svitzer
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Year Composed / Copyright Date :2008 / 
Duration :15Minutes
No. of Mallets/Sticks Required :4
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Digital delay (echo) produces reflections of sound like a mirror produces reflections of light. Sound of marimba reminded me of something empty: marimba actually uses a physical emptiness for the acoustic resonance. I thought about how emptiness can produce some illusion of fullness just through numerous reflections of itself. In the same way some of our empty thoughts growing by external reflections and repetitions may produce an empty reality.

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