Playing the Market

Emerald Suspension

Playing the Market

by Emerald Suspension

What is the sound of a market crash??? Playing the Market features experimental music based on patterns found in the stock market and other economic data. The structural compositions range from minimalist algorithmic music to raw industrial arrangements.
The structural components of some of the pieces in the collection are summarized below:

"Long Bond" is a requiem string solo. Notes in this piece are based on the pattern of interest rates since 1926 as represented by the yield of the 30-year Treasury bond. Higher notes equate to higher interest rates and the lower notes reflect the lower rates experienced over time.

"Irrational Exuberance / Great Depression" is a composition for piano that reflects the investor …
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