I got to go on a forest ramble today for the first time in maybe 6 months (lockdown easing) God it really cheered me
Another big pile o' third-species #counterpoint. I'm getting the hang of the various mannerisms used to arrive at a targeted note. And the last couple of attempts here are coherent right through. Repetition is both friend and enemy, it gives necessary structure, but if it happens by accident (say a recurring scalar descent) it sounds bad. #classical #Music #composition #practice #musescore
Made an improved version of my #vst #synth, find out more on the blog https://drumchant.wordpress.com/2021/04/15/synth-update/
Been listening to Mozart's G Minor String Quintet a lot... because I'm jazz-trained, a lot of #classical playing strikes me as rushing the tempo - but I wonder are there any contemporary string groups that play with a more metronomic groove?
If I've time later I also may also play with this particle #vfx software https://www.rigzsoft.co.uk/timelinefx-particle-effects-editor/ - I'm such, such a fan of gratuitously sensuous and fun tools
I was mentioning the alluring titles of Westerners' commentaries on Daoism - here's one that's available online http://cjfraser.net/publications/skepticism-and-value-in-the-zhuangzi/
Wow nice maths-for-coders piece. Now I have a practical idea how I'd code spline interpolation, unlike after reading the Wikipedia article! https://codeplea.com/introduction-to-splines
Aspiring dev, former jazz musician. He/him. Irish-French.
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