Friday, April 4, 2008

Musical abstract comics

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

Gyorgi Ligeti, "Artikulation," visual listening score:

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

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

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