By David Nicholas Buck
Drawing conceptually and at once on song notation, this booklet investigates panorama architecture’s inherent temporality. It argues that the wealthy heritage of notating time in song offers a serious 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 to be had to a much wider panorama structure and concrete layout viewers the works of 3 influential composers – Morton Feldman, György Ligeti and Michael Finnissy – offering a severe review in their paintings inside of song, in addition to a method within which it would be utilized in layout examine. all of the musical rankings is juxtaposed with layout representations by way of Kevin Appleyard, Bernard Tschumi and William Kent, earlier than the writer examines 4 panorama areas throughout the improvement of recent panorama architectural notations. In doing so, this paintings bargains important insights into the tools utilized by panorama architects for the advantage of musicians, and via 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