Tag Archives: Arvo Pärt

Dynamic Range

I’ve been investigating the dynamic range of some music, using this plugin for the foobar2000 music player: http://www.pleasurizemusic.com/de/free-downloads. This tool is useful for analysing my own music, for improving my mixes. I also tested the albums that I use for … Continue reading

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Mapping Tintinnabuli Transformations

My project, Tintinnabuli Mathematica, involves the process of trying to understand Arvo Pärt’s tintinnabuli method of composition in order to use this knowledge for my own music-making. This post summarizes what I’ve learned so far about the compositional rules for … Continue reading

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SEQUENCE7 and TM12

Once again, the Futuresequence label has released a cracking compilation of experimental and ambient music for free. SEQUENCE7 contains 30 tracks that were whittled down from over 200 submissions through a selection process by label owner Michael Waring with the … Continue reading

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Programming Arvo Pärt

Tintinnabuli Mathematica is an experiment in programming Arvo Pärt’s tintinnabuli method of composition. The process has two stages. Firstly, a melodic part (or M-voice) is created by generating a string of notes and timings. Then harmonic tintinnabuli parts (T-voices) are … Continue reading

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