“5900+ pages of a score?…
Do you ever recognize something you have created does not fit?”
I do. Many things. I suppose some think that you look at your oeuvre and then throw it all in the mix. And, that may not be a bad thing. Unfortunately, I don’t quite work that way (but perhaps I should explore that recipe).
I sort of thought this may have been on tap from a very astute and wise group of student composers, so I did plan ahead.
Here is a fraction of what I discarded because indeed it did not work in the context of “Partitions: Cambics Alive in Sensient Amplules”. Not to say it is irrelevant, just not part of this project.