Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Musical abstract comics

Iannis Xenakis, "Mycenae Alpha," visual generative score:



Gyorgi Ligeti, "Artikulation," visual listening score:



Xenakis (the digital instrument, not the composer) creates music based on shapes placed on a luminous surface:



I recommend playing all three at once. Restart the ones that end early.

4 comments:

  1. ----the--hu-mans--are--dead--------

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  2. Bee - ute - ee - full - ness - ism

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  3. Playing all three together is truly amazing!

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  4. Artikulation is absolutely tremendous.

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