After Vicentino: for alto, viola, and electronic keyboard

William Brooks, (a,v,k) Trio Scordatura (Performer)

Research output: Non-textual formComposition


A five-minute composition builds upon a fragment of music and text by Nicolo Vicentino, using the 31-tone equal temperament that he espoused.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLebanon, NH, USA
PublisherFrog Peak Music
Media of outputScore
Size7 pages
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 2015
Event(im)possible worlds – new (im)possibilities: Research Festival of the Orpheus Insitute, 2014 - Orpheus Institute, Korte Meer 12, 9000 Gent , Ghent, Belgium
Duration: 1 Oct 20143 Oct 2014

Bibliographical note

Commissioned by Trio Scordatura: Bob Gilmore, Alfrun Schmid, Elisabeth Smalt. World premiere: 1 October 2014 (Ghent, Belgium).


  • 31-tone equal temperament
  • Nicolo Vicentino
  • composition
  • voice
  • experimental music
  • tuning
  • Trio Scordatura

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