Emergent Music And Visual Music: Inside Studies
Part One: The Book
by Ronald A. Pellegrino

Contents


Contents

Preface vi

ONE

Compositional Practice

1. Emergent Music 3
2. Composition In The Electronic Arts 7
3. Principles For Learning To Compose With Sound And Light 11
4. Discovering, Cultivating, And Using Your Own Voice 14
5. Compositional Field Tests 19
6. Omnimedia On The Road 21

TWO

Compositional Theory

7. An Ode To Electronic Instruments In The Arts 26
8. Common Ground: Psychophysics 31
9. Patterns of Nature: Rhythms Of Life 35
10. Levels of Algorithmic Composition 42
11. Compositional Algorithms As Cyberspirit Attractors 44
12. Matrix Alignment 50
13. The Crevices of Audio Compression 58
14. Why Care About Sonification 62

THREE

Visual Music

15. Visual Music Flavors 69
16. Graphic Scores 72
17. Playing Free Of The Video Box 74
18. The Hewlett-Packard Session 79
19. Suggestions For Using The Visual Music Studies 81

FOUR

Pythagoras & Pellegrino In Petaluma

20. Pythagoras In Petaluma 87
21. Laser Animations And Pythagorean Thought 90
22. The Laser Animation System 93
23. The Laser Images 95
24. Animated Laser Visual Music Meditations 97

Five

DVD Volume 1

Set One:
1. Winter Reflections 103
2. The Unison 105
3. Cynthia's Dream 109
4. Soft Candy 111
5. Liquid Light 113
Set Two:
6. Windswept 116
7. SR HP Flight 4 121
8. Nina's Song 122
9. SR HP Flight 5 123
10. SR HP Flight 8 124
11. Deb Fox Tour One 125
12. Deb Fox Tour Two 127

SIX

DVD Volume 2

Set One:
1. Elizabeth 131
2. SR HP Flight 2 132
3. SR HP Flight 6 133
4. SR HP Flight 3 134
5. SR HP Flight 1 135
Set Two:
6. Bliss & Contact Dance 136
7. UW Rockers 138
8. SR HP Flight 7 139
9. Beyond The Event Horizon 140
10. Deb Fox Additional Video Files 141
11. Musings Collection One 142

SEVEN

DVD Volume 3: Pythagoras & Pellegrino In Petaluma

Sample Suite 145
Study 1 - Kate 146
Study 2 - Lia 147
Study 3 - Ray 148
Study 4 - Yo-Yo 149

EIGHT

DVD Volume 4: Pythagoras & Pellegrino In Petaluma

Study 5 - Malie 153
Study 6 - Keb 154
Study 7 - WAG 155
Study 8 - Nella 156
Study 9 - Astor 157
Study 10 - Meg 158

Glossary 159

Acknowledgments 165

Index 171


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Contents
Preface
Chapter 1, Emergent Music
Chapter 15, Visual Music Flavors
Acknowledgments
Index


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