September 23, 2014 – Notation

For a brief moment, music notation is cool.

https://www.apple.com/ca/your-verse/orchestrating-sound/

Losing the language. Does it matter?

http://createdigitalmusic.com/2011/04/music-notation-what-is-it-good-for-how-about-humans/

http://www.synthtopia.com/content/2011/04/25/does-music-notation-matter-for-electronic-music/#idc-container

http://blog.noteflight.com/2011/04/25/music-notation-today-brief-manifesto/

If you can’t read music, you need mega-ears.

Where does sight reading come onto this?  Vivier in London.

Many reasons for music notation other than pure communication – political, business etc.

Notation is related to control of your material– if you know you want something, how do you communicate that?

 

What does notation tell you?

agogo lesson 1

agogo lesson 1

josquin baises moy (1501)

printing press and photocopying

Publishing Patents- Petrucci, Byrd/Tallis , Lully

Rameau Les Indes Galantes Ouverture

Rameau

Lullaby of birdland

birdland

Bach Brandenburg 1 (1721)

BC1 p1

Notation & cultural meaning 

Mahler symph 1

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/5-12-examples-of-experimental-music-notation-92223646/?no-ist

Stockhausen Studie II

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hXqvBvOXV3U

http://bp3.blogger.com/_2QoyaxJJUVE/R87mIyyImPI/AAAAAAAAAUA/ajbLHfQSmzw/s1600-h/Studie+II+page+22.jpg

Stockhausen Spiral

ss

Stockhausen In Freundschaft

Berio Sinfonia

Berio_Sinfonia – excerpt

DJ Notation

http://www.djnotation.org

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=drh5LwK1NWI

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QSQu4Pm63Lo

http://www.synthtopia.com/content/2009/10/16/rob-swift-ttm-demo/

Offertorio Iubilate Deo universa terra

iubilate 1a

Inner city life with orchestra

Drum and Bass: Goldie

Notation and improvisation

Cage Variations

Braxton

http://www.criticalimprov.com/article/view/462/992

Other notation styles

http://animatednotation.blogspot.ca/2011/12/some-animated-notation-for-orchestra.html

http://animatednotation.blogspot.ca/

http://prestonparish.wordpress.com/category/music/notation/

Lead sheet:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lead_sheet

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chord_names_and_symbols_(popular_music)

http://www.slideshare.net/xjkoboe/notating-pop-music

Microtonal

Notation optimized for 12 tone equal temperament.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Just_intonation

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