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Music Theory Online
The third movement of Thomas Adès's string quartet Arcadiana features a complex, free textural counterpoint that seems resistant to the transformational analysis of the common sort that focuses, as does motivic analysis, on a small family of structured objects. However, by choosing a suitable space of very elementary objects, the pitch processes of the various streams can be represented in an animation that shows how they are coordinated to create musical form.doi:10.30535/mto.15.1.8 fatcat:xeju76s3m5fbtao5idc4xbejfe