1. Combine 2/3 cup unusual intervals with 1/2 cup challenging rhythms.
2. Sprinkle liberally with accidentals. (Double-sharps and double-flats optional.)
3. Add sprightly tempo marking.
4. Bake until your brain is melted with a golden brown crust.
Sunday, March 06, 2011
From Eileen Huang's new collaborative piano-oriented blog, a Recipe for Learning Contemporary Music. This is totally à propos, given the difficult new music I've been working on the last few weeks: