this is a piece for multiple melody instruments - this version here is for 6 flutes - 2 piccs ,2 c flutes and 2 bass flutes
i have a feeling this video is cut short a bit - the full duration is 18mins
Kyklos (κύκλος = “cycle, circle”) is a work for 6 melody instruments, it can be performed live, presented as a six channel surround sound tape piece or as a piece for melody instruments and tape or as an installation. There is no conventional hardcopy score for this piece. The score for kyklos exists as a video file which is equivalent to a 17 meter long score in six parts. This is scrolled through over the duration of 18 minutes. The performer/s play from a projection of this score which may also be visible to the audience. The score is written in a form of proportional notation.
more info rob.goto10.org
it was made with 100% FLOSS software - puredata, lilypond and bash as well as various FLOSS video tools
performed here by joe o'farrell