Dave Sipos, Evade Dave (1999)

Evade Dave (1999), Dave Sipos

A palindrome reads the same backward as forward. The A minor scale in its purest (Aeolian) form is a palindrome when read to the top and back. Evade Dave explores this aspect of diatonic music. The piece is structured so the second half is the mirrored image of the first, thereby reading the same backward and forward. The original title of the piece was Scalindrome, but the composer writes, "I actually thought of calling this piece Evade Dave which, of course, is a palindrome, but I thought it might be too silly. Read more »

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