Metamorphoses is a composition for 12 performers which lasts 11 minutes.

Concept

12 stages of transformation of a sound «d»: space, pitch, rhythm, spectrum, number, harmony, polystructures, mutation, matter, form, time, energy.

In the basis of the piece there is a mathematical proportion 3:1:2:1:3. The musical intonation system leans on this proportion and is not changed during the piece. The only thing that changes is an aspect angle of how this intonation system is being showed, thus giving us full impression of the main idea. From the timbre point of view the piece presents a logic of development several timbre lines. This development organizes a special music space.

Instruments

Flute, clarinet B, trumpet B, horn F, trombone, 2 percussions, 2 violins, viola, cello and double bass.

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Anna Mikhailova composes music of different styles and sound concepts. “A way to understand the life lies through the understanding of a sound's meaning. The composer is the one giving a life to a sound”.

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