From the Publisher
I tried pointing to a space of mythical consciousness by using a musical structure found in Byzantine music, called 'the wheel', suggesting a cyclical form of life. Using repetition as an important principle of construction, provides another link to ritualic music.
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).
Marsyas, the satyr who challenged the god Apollo to a musical fight which caused his death.