Most music today isn’t notated – that is, written down. Audio recording has taken over as the most commonly used method to engage with and distribute music. And that could be because most modern music makers don’t find traditional forms of music notation an effective tool to represent musical ideas.
But many musicians still enjoy the process of “reading” music from notation, and it provides and important archival source for the reproduction of music.
How can we make notation relevant to today’s music practice? Some composers are using technology to enable new notation methods.
Great article by Cat Hope here: https://lens.monash.edu/@politics-society/2019/07/19/1375851/the-future-of-music-notation-in-a-digital-world
Combine it with generative intelligence
For us this subject is relevant because we think that combining graphic notation with generative intelligence has a lot of artistic potential.