If you’ve heard me talk about anything at all in the last four years I have probably brought up the fact that I always write in A. Of course this is not entirely true – any feedback/noise music I write is not in anything. However when it comes to pitched music this is basically true. […]
Solo for the overtone bonang on the University of Colorado’s Pendulum New Music concert series, which became part of the hour long multimedia performance Vantage Points.
Notating music in alternate tunings is a challenge. First you must make a decision on what notation system you plan to use: “standard” quarter tone accidentals, Helmholtz-Ellis, Johnston, or make your own. Once that is settled you next need a way to engrave it. One obvious solution is to write everything by hand, which is […]