Here are three musical scenes. Listin in as our hero - The Superbowl Baby - participates in Superbowl Fun.
click here to hear The Hungry Baby Pregame Tailgate Party - in the very un-American French 20th-Century Imitation Dissonant Baroque style. Copyright © January 31, 2006 by David Ocker - 31 seconds
click here to hear The Crying Baby Halftime March - in the Self-Congratulatory Wartime Regimentation style (with just a hint of Charles Ives at the end.) Copyright © January 29, 2006 by David Ocker - 34 seconds
click here to hear The Sleeping Baby Postgame Wrapup - in the Plucked Folk Tune style. Copyright © January 30, 2006 by David Ocker - 33 seconds
Color Commentary About The Game That I Was Playing: I wrote the march first, in spite of a very noisy baby. Later I created the other two pieces using the exact rhythms, number of notes and tempo of the march. I allowed changes only to pitches, dynamics, durations, sound set and attitude. This is what is known as a compositional game. It is used to distract a composer's mind. A perfect substitute for a football game (which distracts everyone else.)
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