The Visual Music blog gathers snap shot of websites that document work, artists, filmmakers, composers, musicians, video artists, exhibitions, call for worlds and events that work with the art and medium of visual and sound. All forms and presentations are considered. This blog contains an extensive archive as it has been active since 2005.

Steve Roden - finding words in notes


steve roden - finding words in notes (music for 6 hands), 2006

"finding words in notes" came out of the idea of the connection and separation of the notes on the lines and spaces of the musical staff. the small sculpture uses the notes on the spaces - f,a,c,e - to determine its structure, while the larger sculpture uses the notes on the lines - e,g,b,d,f. their colored stems are based on research on synesthesia and the various color to musical note equivalents i could find."