Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Publisher

Tenor

School

Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts / Centre for Research in Entertainment, Arts, Technology, Education and Communications

RAS ID

28420

Comments

Originally published as: O'Connor, D., & Vickery, L. (2018). Towards a notation for trumpet valve rotation. In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Technologies for Music Notation and Representation (pp. 71-76). Montreal, Canada: Concordia University. Original publication available here

Abstract

Many contemporary performers and composers seek new sounds through extension of traditional instrument techniques. For the trumpet one such extended technique is valve rotation, the rotation of a trumpet piston valve within its casing affecting the timbral complexity of airstream effects. This paper describes the development of a system for notating valve rotation using a prescriptive graphical language and an animated interface for entering continuous rotation and airstream data.

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