[LAU] Paper on new methods of notation
ngoonee at gmail.com
Sat Jul 3 14:18:09 UTC 2010
On Sat, 2010-07-03 at 02:17 -1000, david wrote:
> david wrote:
> > David Collins wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> I've written a short paper on different methods of notation which have
> >> evolved recently, and thought that some readers here might be interested.
> >> The paper is available at
> >> http://indigo.uk.to/~david/notes/music/notation.pdf .
> >> The primary languages discussed are Mondrian, Abc notation, Csound,
> >> and Lilypond.
> > Hmm, I thought Lilypond was just software for producing very good
> > quality traditional Western music notation. It's a different method?
> > Oh, sorry, I read your "different methods of notation" as different
> > forms of music notation - IOW, something different from traditional
> > Western music notation. Csound's a programming language, I guess that
> > could be considered a form of music notation, but I'd consider that one
> > specialized for "reading" by Csound. Like a player piano scroll is
> > specialized for reading by a player piano.
> > I just don't think of them as "music notation". I'm probably too
> > sheet-music oriented.
> Excuse me, I need to go notate this new thing called "rock music". I
> have hammer and chisel, what's the best kind of stone to notate "rock
> music" with? ;-)
Something hard enough to bang a heavily-fuzzed head on =)
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