Visualising Music with Impromptu

Gerber, Anna M. & Brown, Andrew R. (2006) Visualising Music with Impromptu. In Australasian Computer Music Conference, July 2006, Adelaide, Australia.



This paper discusses our experiments with a method of creating visual representations of music using a graphical library for Impromptu that emulates and builds on Logo’s turtle graphics. We explore the potential and limitations of this library for visualising music, and describe some ways in which this simple system can be utilised to assist the musician by revealing musical structure are demonstrated.

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ID Code: 6219
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: music, sound, graphic, technology
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > PERFORMING ARTS AND CREATIVE WRITING (190400) > Musicology and Ethnomusicology (190409)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2006 Anna M. Gerber and Andrew R. Brown
Deposited On: 14 Feb 2007 00:00
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 13:26

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