Drawing Sound as Landscape

Buck, David N (2014) Drawing Sound as Landscape. Opticon 1826 (16). ISSN 2049-8128

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Abstract

This essay discusses the relationship between music notation, sound, and landscape. I explore how the notation of musical sounds might lead to new methods for drawing auditory landscapes. There are three components to the research: an analysis of the score of English composer Michael Finnissy’s composition Green Meadows (1977); a reference to ethnomusicology to explore how the notation of sound-as-music might allow us to draw sound-as-landscape; and a notation to investigate the composition of a landscape through sound. In conclusion, I question how auditory landscapes might be composed, and suggest ways in which both drawing and sound might be considered landscape.

Item Type: Article
Article Type: Article
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Art and Design > Design
Research Priority Areas: Being Human - Past, Present & Future
Depositing User: David Buck
Date Deposited: 21 Dec 2015 14:44
Last Modified: 19 Mar 2017 16:44
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/2940

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