publication . Other literature type . Book . Part of book or chapter of book . 2018

Performing With Patterns Of Time

Thor Magnusson; Alex McLean;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Feb 2018
  • Publisher: Zenodo
<p>Music is a time-based art form often characterized by patternings; manipulations of sequences over time. Composers and performers may think in terms of patterns, although the structure of patterned sequences is often not made explicit in musical notation. This chapter explores how musical sequences can be created and transformed in real-time performance through patterning functions. Topics related to the use of algorithms for pattern making are discussed, and two systems are introduced—ixi lang and TidalCycles, as high-level and expressive minilanguages for musical pattern. These two systems are constrained, purpose-built live coding systems, and with such sy...
free text keywords: musical pattern, mini-languages, tidalcycles, ixi lang, musical notation, Musical, Linguistics, Computer science
Funded by
A study of weaving as technical mode of existence
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 682711
  • Funding stream: H2020 | ERC | ERC-COG
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Other literature type . 2018
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Other literature type . 2018
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Part of book or chapter of book . 2018
Provider: ZENODO
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