New version of a piece I've posted elsewhere some time ago. The audio file was generated with software as a demo. If it is ever performed by humanoids I will repost the performance if available on the internet. The audio file on this site at CycladesMS4.mp3; also on  SoundCloud Cyclades, audio with score display on MuseScore Cyclades. Comments welcome.


This score is Copyright 2023 by Jon Corelis. For performance or recording permission, please see my permissions page.

Image: Temple of Apollo at Naxos. Early 19th century illustration from Edward Daniel Clarke,
Travels in various countries of Europe Asia and Africa. Colorized by Jon Corelis.


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  • hi John!  Surprising and interesting instrumentations.  You really caught the feeling of an exotic, ancient time in human history.

    • Thanks for the comment and for liking it.  I think you express

      well what the piece does, or tries to do, present a kalaidescope of impressions of the historical cultures of the islands.

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