PPD Day 28: Blood Moon

All the cool kids are talking about last night's Blood Moon. 

Here's my little response. The use of a bass drum beater striking the low strings of the piano creates a reverberant, gong-like effect. The melodic material is a borrowing and deconstruction of the opening piano figure of Mondestrunken ("Moondrunk"), the first movement of Arnold Schoenberg's Pierrot lunaire.

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