Creative examples by composers using the
CHAMELEON system can be used creatively by composers as a rich source
of harmonisation ideas; it can provide novel harmonic
frameworks/backgrounds for free development of musical textures.
Towards the end of Spring 2016, a compositional task was assigned to a
number of composers or composition students in Thessaloniki. The task
involved the elaboration and variation of a modal Greek folk melody for
the composition of a piano miniature. Four traditional melodies were
given, along with a wide variety of diverse harmonisations produced by
CHAMELEON. The composers selected the melody of their preference and
the harmonisation/s that they considered most interesting/inspiring,
and created their miniature compositions.
Seven miniatures for piano were performed by Fani Karagianni at a
concert held at the Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art in
Thessaloniki on 19 October 2016.
Audio performances and scores of the seven miniatures: