Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Poetry is Music is Math

This is part of series of poems converted into mathematically based sound components. Played on an 8-note scale:

Cantos 1

44.14.48.76.62-14.77-44.8.43.62-44.14.48.76.62-14.77-77.5.58.13.62-30.14.48.33.71.24.30.34.4.43-

7.48.34.11-2.52.58.35.24.48.42.45-3.1.16.52.48.4.

58-42.7.58.33.10.7.56.26.55-44.71.10.30.4.48.-114.48.41.10.58-16.72.52.16.58-38.8.30

is

[8.5.3.4.8-5.5-8.8.7.8-8.5.3.4.8-5.5-5.5.4.4.8-

3.5.3.6.8.6.3.7.4.7-7.3.7.2-2.7.4.7.6.3.6.9-3.1.7.7.3.4.4-

6.7.4.6.1.7.2.8.1-8.8.1.3.4.3-6.3.5.1.4-7.9.7.7.4-2.8.3]

is

[C(h)GEFC(h)-GG-C(h)C(h)BC(h)-GG-GG-FFC(h)-

EGEAC(h)AEBFB-BEBD-DBFBAEAь-ECBBEFF

ABFACBDC(h)C-C(h)C(h)CEFE-AEGCF-BьBBF-DC(h)E]

2 comments:

Wura-Natasha Ogunji said...

you are brilliant!

ScryptKeeper said...

awesome.

the conceptualist gone wild!!

(if only i could order the CD/DVDs on late night TV I'd listen to these poems forever)