For violin, cello, and piano

Despite its irreverent title, Freedman’s contribution to Freddy’s Tune is not, this time, a jazz piece. Nor does it contain the original theme given to Bach by King Frederick. Instead, noting that Frederick’s theme uses eleven of the twelve notes of the chromatic scale, Freedman extracted from it a number of two-, three-, and four-note fragments which he then arranged in different combinations to form several eleven-note tone rows. It was in those tone rows that he found the material for his composition.   

Performed by the Gryphon Trio