Tag Archives: Tintinnabuli Mathematica

TM9f4 blotch video

For the Share Ideas channel, Serge Goldwicht made this paint blotch video to go with my track Tintinnabuli Mathematica 9f4:

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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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Tintinnabuli Mathematica Vol. I

I’m pleased to announce that, with the help of Joe Evans at Runningonair Music, my new album, Tintinnabuli Mathematica Vol. I., has been released. It’s the result of a generative music project that I’ve been  working on for over three … Continue reading

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Experimental Music Mix

On Tuesday 9th January, via KFAI radio, Eric Frye posted a new episode of Splice-Free, “a programme examining experimental compositions past and present”. The mix includes work by many artists whose work I admire: Alva Noto, Theo Burt, Jo Thomas, … 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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