Octet With Puzzle

Grant Chu Covell

  • Year of composition: 2001
  • Duration: 2:53


Octet with Puzzle creates a brief moment of incomprehension in which something is incompletely described. Here is a puzzle that cannot be solved because the accompanying diagram is omitted. The octet consists of eight layers traversing the same 44 computer-generated pitches but with different durations and timbres.