An Idea of a Computer Program to Play Visual Music

Pavel B. Ivanov

E-mail: unism@narod.ru

Written: 3 April 1998


A computer program that would allow performing musical text in a visual form should be based on a theory uncovering the intrinsic mechanisms common for both hearing and visual perception. One such theory relates the perception of musical pitch to the perception of an angle on the plane. A possible implementation scheme for this theory is dicussed.

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