Fennely, Brian

1967

A Descriptive Language for the Analysis of Electronic Music

Perspective of New Music, Vol. 6, No. 2. Princeton: Princeton University Press: 79-95.

Language(s): English

Keyword(s):

Envelope Analysis Graphic Score Timbre

Abstract:

The author presents an analytical method for electroacoustic music based on the characterisation of continua through three categories: timbre, envelope, and enhancement. Each category contains different classes with descriptive parameters and graphical symbols. A short example of a graphical notation completes this article.