patterns, or games and can be performed in any order. Preferably, they are taught to an audience and used instead
of our standard "free-for-all" applause.
The composer is only half-joking ... these pieces, while perhaps impractical for actual "applause," do create a unique interplay between the social and the sonic worlds. They require us to participate. They require us to listen. They show us our divisions and our limitations. They show us our cooperation and our potential. And they are fun!