Monthly Archives: April 2011

algorithmic surprise

One of the benefits of not being a particularly strong computer programmer is that mistakes can sometimes bring welcome surprises. Today I tried to create an array of pitches separated by the same interval but produced a geometric progression of … Continue reading

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Pitches

Making interesting combinations of pitches is (excuse the huge understatement) important. There are of course many approaches. I try to avoid notions of chord / triad etc, maybe because they are loaded with cultural and historical significance. I’m trying to … Continue reading

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Hour Angle music choices

I’m working on the processes that make the music choices for Hour Angle for performance at ISEA in Turkey this September. This is the first time I’ve made a performance using LiveNotation for solo piano. I’m not sure yet where … Continue reading

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LiveNotation

Am working on preparing a new version of my sun sonification piece ‘Hour Angle’ for solo piano. I hope this will be performed at the International Symposium of Electronic Arts (ISEA) in Instanbul in September 2011. The big challenge is … Continue reading

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