Archive of UserLand's first discussion group, started October 5, 1998.
Re: An echo from the darkness
Author: Marc Canter Posted: 2/5/1999; 2:27:53 PM Topic: A new toy! Msg #: 2713 (In response to 2696) Prev/Next: 2712 / 2714
I had a composition professor who did a piece based on a fibonacci series of numbers. The piece had started off really fast, with lots of events happening very quickly, but gradually spaced out over periods of time - based upon the same fibonacci series that drove the micro structure of the piece.
Well the piece had been in a 7 year beat of silence, when he told us about it, and would then be pausing for another 13 years, until it eventually went into a section - that would only begin in 35 years - and that's just for the first beat of the section!
Ahhh time - what a glorious comcept.
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