Published: August 10, 2011 | By Stephen James Taylor
Also posted in Film
Tagged as: documentary,dream,Erv Wilson,Stephen James Taylor,The Sonic Sky
The Sonic Sky is directly beheld via the visualization of an intriguing dream.
Also posted in Film, Music Videos
Tagged as: musical creativity,rap,rules,systems,three story analogy,tuning systems
Musical creativity has more layers than you can see. The realm of tuning systems explained via a rap song.
Published: August 10, 2011 | By thesonicsky
Also posted in Erv Wilson Diagrams
Tagged as: interval of equivalence,Marcus Hobbs,moments of symmetry,scale degree,scale unit
An infinity of new scale families are shown via Marcus Hobbs’ animation of moving generators.
Also posted in Interviews
Tagged as: 31 tone equal temperament,beat,combinatorial math,comprime grid,continued fractions,difference tones,discreet mathematics,eikosany,Erv Wilson,generalized keyboard,higher arithmetic,higher dimensional space,John H. Chalmers,just intonation,microtonal,modern synthetic geometry,moments of symmetry,multi-dimensional geometry,music theorist,musical mathematics,pitch structures,projected geometry,scale porjections,Scale Tree,scientist,subtractive Euclidean algorithm,triads,Vigo Brun
Take a walk with Dr. John Chalmers as he describes the musical mathematics of some of Wilson’s pitch structures.
Published: August 4, 2011 | By Stephen James Taylor
Tagged as: dance,Emilie Conrad,interviews,microtonal,movement
Dance-movement pioneer, Emilie Conrad describes Erv Wilson and “microtonal movement.”
Tagged as: botanical,comprime grid,Erv Wilson,fractals,freedom,Harry Partch,Joseph Yasser,microtonal,Scale Tree,self-propagating
Erv talks about the organic, self propagating nature of his tuning structures and the environment that gave rise to them.
Tagged as: 31 tone equal temperament,demonstration,microtonal,parallel universe,Stephen James Taylor
Row, Row, Row Your Boat is opened up to a wider tone field as we hop parallel universes of sound.
Published: July 19, 2011 | By Stephen James Taylor
Tagged as: children,Erv Wilson,interviews
Erv Wilson is asked to explain his work as if explaining it to a child. He is more interested in what the child understands before we all got so smart.
Published: July 11, 2011 | By Stephen James Taylor
Tagged as: 12 tone equal,combination product sets,Erv Wilson,future directions in music,generalized keyboard,master scale,microtonal,parallel universe,piano,sonic sorcerer,Stephen James Taylor,The Sonic Sky,three story analogy,tuning systems
Composer Stephen James Taylor describes to the newcomer, the musical realm of Erv Wilson, and the vast universe of his musical structures.
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