a minimalist soundtrack · The third sequence (bars 5 ­ 7) begins on the third note of the Original Sequence. 1. 160 Repeat the process on the remaining sequences until we have a 12 bar ostinato, named `Cycle 1' in the Marker (Figure P8.6). Figure Figure P8.6. Cycle 1 2. Save Song ­ compare with project8/8.2. Take 3 Note Track 3: (Ch 3) Viola Sequence Parameters box: Qua 1/8 ­ note Instrument Parameter box: Cha 3, Prg 41, Transpose 12 A canon contains musical imitation. A melodic strand is repeated after a certain interval, in our case after one and a half bars. There are many forms of canon. The imitation may be at the octave, or another interval such as a fifth. Simple canons take the form of a round such as `London's Burning' or `Frere Jacques.' Follow these steps: 1. 2. 3. Return to the pizzicato string track and glue the pizzicato string objects together as one. Drag a copy of the pizzicato string sequence to 4. 3. 1 on the viola track. Ensure that Transpose is set to ­12 in the Instrument Parameter box. Rename the copied sequence `Viola' and play back the piece. The 12 bar ostinato `Cycle 1' begins with the pizzicato strings and is echoed as a Canon, one and a half bars later by the Viola (Figure P8.7). Things are becoming interesting even though only three notes have so far been used. Already we have the oriental backdrop required. Info