Composing Music by William Russo: Chapter 16 (part 1)
"Minimalism means using less to achieve more." - Russo, Composing Music, pg. 199
In the final chapter of Composing Music, we will explore several minimalistic musical procedures.
Pointillism is the procedure of dividing a melody between two or more instruments.
Heterophony happens when a melody and its embellished form are played simultaneously. Sometimes, the embellished melody is rhythmically altered/displaced.