By David Nicholas Buck
Drawing conceptually and without delay on tune notation, this booklet investigates panorama architecture’s inherent temporality. It argues that the wealthy historical past of notating time in song presents a severe version for this under-researched and under-theorised element of panorama structure, whereas additionally ennobling sound within the sensory appreciation of panorama.
A Musicology for Landscape makes on hand to a much wider panorama structure and concrete layout viewers the works of 3 influential composers – Morton Feldman, György Ligeti and Michael Finnissy – proposing a serious assessment in their paintings inside track, in addition to a method during which it would be utilized in layout study. all of the musical ratings is juxtaposed with layout representations by way of Kevin Appleyard, Bernard Tschumi and William Kent, prior to the writer examines 4 panorama areas during the improvement of recent panorama architectural notations. In doing so, this paintings deals worthwhile insights into the tools utilized by panorama architects for the advantage of musicians, and by way of bringing jointly musical composition and panorama structure via notation, it offers a centred and delicate exploration of temporality and sound in either fields.
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A Musicology for Landscape (Design Research in Architecture) by David Nicholas Buck