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Re: Music Notation symbols for loops?

We're already deeply into extended notation here so I'd say anything
that simplifies reading for performance can be used. I once had a
chance to study a score by Elliot Sharp for an octet and he had simply
penned in instructions in plain English to the musicians on the bars
where that made more sense then traditional notation symbols. It was
mainly a normal score but on certains bars Sharp's instructions to the
musicians were in functionality equal to Ableton Live's Follow
Actions. When each player were instructed to "pick any five notes",
and similar, this comes close to a random implementation.

Greetings from Sweden

Per Boysen

On Mon, Dec 31, 2012 at 1:07 PM, Buzap Buzap <buzap@gmx.net> wrote:
> Hi Rick
> I guess your approach makes sense for complex stuff, i.e. polyrhythmic 
> music. If I remember right, even serial music (i.e. Philip Glass) is 
> notated this way.
> I was thinking way simpler, more in terms of "Ableton Clips for Lead 
> Sheets". More specifically, I'd like to define several bass grooves and 
> notate on the lead sheet when each bass groove is played - avoiding 
> repetition as much as possible.
> Any common notation suggestions for this?
> best regards
> Buzap