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The Arbitrariness of Language for solo piano

The Arbitrariness of Language for solo piano
(duration ca 8’00)

This piece is my second work to be based on a particular poem by the Medieval Japanese poet Izumi Shikibu. A phonetic rendering of this poem in the Roman alphabet reads:

kuraki yori
kuraki michi ni zo
irinu beki
haruka ni terase
yama no ha no tsuki

translating* roughly as;

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Arbitrariness - Lexicon

Posted by Evelyn Ficarra on June 9, 2010

Sketches for 'translation' material, turning the poem kuraki yori into piano gestures.

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fabric touchpad

Posted by Matthew Goodheart on February 6, 2010

Fabric Touchpad, built by Matthew Goodheart, on the design by Andy Schmeder and Adrian Freed.

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Fabric touchpad

Posted by Matthew Goodheart on February 6, 2010

built by Matthew Goodheart, max interface by Andy Schmeder.

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