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A. Wallace Rimington and Colour-Music

story © Michael Betancourt | published October 9, 2004 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



research: VISUAL MUSIC

The History and influence of A. Wallace Rimington's Colour Organ are discussed and debated in these articles about its influence and importance in the UK.






 
Web-Based Visual Music

story © Michael Betancourt | published August 10, 2004 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



research: VISUAL MUSIC

Sergio Maltagliati presents Color Keyboard, a visual music program in Flash.




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The History of Color (or Visual) Music

story © Michael Betancourt | published July 3, 2004 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



research: VISUAL MUSIC

This is an older article (Animation World Magazine, 1997) that details the long history of "color music" (visual music) from its ancient origins into the modern use of movies to create it.




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Scorable Keyboard for Playing Visual Music

story © Michael Betancourt | published July 3, 2004 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



research: VISUAL MUSIC
This paper by Robert Emmett Mueller explains how to create "a video color music that can be scored like music and played on a standard electronic keyboard." (in .pdf).




 
The Linguistics of Music

story © Michael Betancourt | published June 28, 2004 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



research: VISUAL MUSIC

Nature is running an article on Physicist Damian Zanette (of the Balseiro Institute in Bariloche, Argentina) who has done research to compare tonal and atonal musical structures for their simularity to language.



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