21 June 2008 at 18:47
When is this from? Dick Higgins & Alison Knowles were using computers to compose poetry in the early 1970s – Higgins’s The Book of Love & War & Death used a FORTRAN (?) program to scramble the lines . . .
28 June 2008 at 15:54
I think, but am not positive, that it’s from his ST/4 string quartet, from about 1960. I clipped it from the booklet for the nice chamber music collection on Montaigne.
19 February 2022 at 11:40
This is from the book ‘Formalized Music: Thought And Mathematics In Composition’ by Iannis Xenakis. I don’t remember which composition this is for though. And yes, that is Fortran code.
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