Re: Graphic scores


Subject: Re: Graphic scores
From: David Hirst (d.hirst@unimelb.edu.au)
Date: Wed Mar 16 2005 - 17:37:20 EST


This has prompted me to take down an older book from the shelves which is a
lot of fun:

Johnson, R. Scores: An Anthology of New Music. Schirmer Books, NY, 1981.

It has some sections on graphic scores & a section on electronic music with
some great prescriptive scores by Alvin Lucier.

Also here is an extract from a paper I've just written with some URLs:

More recently, some interesting work has emerged, in particular the "Signed
Listening" project which allows a listener to annotate a sound file using
certain types of graphic representations (Donin, 2004), and the work of
Couprie (2004) which builds on the model of the Acousmographe developed by
INA-GRM in France. (See
http://www.ina.fr/grm/acousmaline/polychromes/index.fr.html )

Couprie has developed a graphical representation tool to produce an
enriched listening experience for electroacoustic music.
(See http://www.univ-lille3.fr/revues/demeter/
And http://www.univ-lille3.fr/revues/demeter/analyse/couprie/Bayle.swf )

cheers,

David

At 04:50 PM 16/03/2005, you wrote:

> > It's not online but if you can find a copy of Cage's
> > collection of scores called Notations there are some
> > interesting examples...not necessarily EA.
>
>That's a very interesting book, an old flatmate of mine had a copy.
>Surprisingly hard to track down in my experience, even many good libraries
>don't have it...
>
>
>--
>J. Simon van der Walt ----- Composer
><http://www.jsimonvanderwalt.com>

David Hirst
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