[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Date Index][Thread Index][Author Index]

Re: "What Might Future Digital Notation Look Like?"

Hehe ... Per, I respectfully disagree.

The boxes change and, often, disappear with time. Notation is a means of transcending time (what Alfred Korzibski might have described as a "time-binding" mechanism) when you have the appropriate context.

The study of how to share "the essence" of a musical presentation is one of significant historical importance and thinking back to our recent discussions about "unplugged looping", this should spark some soul-searching.

Or maybe it's just too early in the morning over here in the US!



On Tue, Aug 5, 2008 at 7:55 AM, Per Boysen <perboysen@gmail.com> wrote:
Found an article that might interest some:

"Ligeti's Artikulation: What Might Future Digital Notation Look Like?
What does music look like? With new sounds and new technologies, the
question is more apt than ever."


I found this article and the video inspiring. But frankly, do we
really need notation in the digital world? If both the sounding
hardware and the documentations are digital, everything needed is
already there inside the box. "Digital Notation" is an anachronism to

Greetings from Sweden

Per Boysen
www.boysen.se (Swedish)
www.looproom.com (international)