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Piano & Light Display

Matthew Lee Knowles


2021
2

note triggers a specific colour light;


— This piece should be performed as part of a light display, where each rmance space or the entirety of a
as a pixel on a screen or where each colour covers a part of a perfoed just for this piece.
building's exterior or high energy beams illuminating satellites launch

— There could be a thoughtful and connected scheme, for example:


each octave of a note could be a related colour (C3 = light red, C4 =
red, C5 = dark red)
or it could be totally random, although it should remain consistent throug
h the performance

or remain individual
— The lights could merge for chords
— There could be some obvious dist
based on colour (lower note = dark inction between the higher and lower notes,
er colour) based or location (lower
note = bottom of screen/floor etc.)

e or pulsing
tic bloc ks or dy na mically active in the spac
— The lights could be sta
— There are forty uniqu
e notes in this piece (F
2 - C8) heard 3,203 tim
es

ction
ouldn't be taken as an instru
pure ly a visua l affectation and sh
e are
— The coloure d notes in the scor
Life Begins To Pulsate 3

piano & light display / duration c. 21'


Matthew Lee Knowles
July-August 2021

q = c. 120

diamond notes
taken in RH

17

26

34

42
4
51

60

68

Ab
Eb C
Eb
C

76

85

93
5
101

109

117

Eb

126

134

143
Ab

6
151

159

168

176

184

193
Eb

7
201

210

218

226

235

243
8
251

260

268

276

Gb
b

285

293
9
301

310

318

326

335

343
10
351

360

368

376

b
Eb

385

393
11
401

410

418

426

435

Bb

443
12
451

460

468

476

485

493
13
501

510

Eb

518

526

534

542
14
551

560

568

576

585

593
15
601

610

618

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