Archive for the ‘Bohlen-Pierce’ Category

Bohlen-Pierce Diatonic with Clarinet Ensemble

Saturday, January 28th, 2017

Bohlen-Pierce Diatonic with Clarinet Ensemble

The tuning used to retune Dimension Pro

! D:\cakewalk\scales\BP_diatonic.scl
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BP Diatonic
9
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146.30423
438.91269
585.21692
877.82539
1024.12962
1316.73808
1463.04231
1755.65077
1901.95500

9 note diatonic Bohlen-Pierce Improvisation

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

9 note diatonic Bohlen-Pierce Linnstrument and Pianoteq Standard Improvisation – Tuning supplied by Scott Thompson
audio only

! BP-iso579-MOS9.scl
!
9-note MOS of BP diatonic with linear/isoharmonic 5:7:9, per Steve Martin | p = 3/1 (1901.955 c) | g = 438.038 c
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9
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288.235
438.038
726.273
876.076
1164.311
1314.114
1602.349
1752.152
1901.955

Recomposition Using Celemony’s Melodyne Editor

Sunday, January 15th, 2017


Best viewed at the highest resolution available. The native video is in 1080p

By using Celemony’s Melodyne Editor I rearrange the notes within a droning sample from my DIY electric aeolian harp. The tuning is nominally Bohlen-Pierce (stock with Melodyne) but the nature of the aeolian harp means additional pitches are present.
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Epiphone Roadie Bohlen-Pierce Video Performance Pieces

Saturday, December 17th, 2016


performance 1 audio


performance 2 audio


performance 3 audio

Two for Opabinia (BP and Adaptive JI)

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

opabinia_bw2 Opabinia regalis

Opabinia 2 (in shale) Soniccouture‘s vibraphone in Kontakt’s adaptive JI (which I push quite hard)

Opabinia 1 (in the hunt) Double tracked Bohlen-Pierce guitar with Ego compressor and Breverb hall reverb.

16 Psyche (solo BP guitar)

Saturday, October 22nd, 2016

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16 Psyche – a short improvisation on solo Bohlen-Pierce guitar

A Day Removed

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

a_day_removed Photo by Chris Vaisvil

A Day Removed is a piece for rock ensemble – three tracks of Bholen-Pierce Electric Guitar and Drums.

The Complex Plane (BP Guitar)

Friday, August 12th, 2016

Complex_plane

The Complex Plane is a two track Bohlen-Pierce guitar rehearsed (and therefore directed) improvisation with backing drums. Click on the graphic above to see the guitar and information on this tuning.

Bohlen’s Pierced Waltz

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

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Bohlen’s Pierced Waltz performed using a 12 equal guitar through a Roland GR-20 which was “on the fly” retuned by Fractal Tune Smithy to the 13 note Bohlen-Pierce tuning.

Hvalsey (in Bohlen-Pierce tuning)

Saturday, June 11th, 2016

Hvalsey_Church


Hvalsey is a piece for electric guitar, synthesize and voice in Bohlen-Pierce tuning.