Candace Knapp: "Accelerando" -sculpture"Accelerando"

"Accelerando" is an indicator telling the musician to play faster and faster and faster. We see the conductor moving his baton so fast it becomes a blur along with the arms and fingers of the violinists. We must be very alert to catch the flood of notes coming toward us. The excitement mounts. This is the musical equivalent of a quickening heartbeat.








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