[NetBehaviour] Today it can be Today

Alan Sondheim sondheim at panix.com
Sat Feb 2 12:49:14 CET 2019

Today it can be Today

http://www.alansondheim.org/perfect0.jpg the setup
http://www.alansondheim.org/perfect.mp3  the sound (earphones)
http://www.alansondheim.org/perfect3.png  spectra

Sounding kyizi - see setup
the kyizi rotates, changing phase and frequency (doppler)
the recorder is on the far side of the kyizi
i play shakuhachi on the near side of the kyizi
the recorder picks up shakuhachi through the rotation
the recorder picks up the kyizi
the subtle transformations are recorded
the spectra of the kyizi are recorded
in post-production everything is dropped two octaves
reverberation is added

the result is a complex sonic composition, mourning the
last day of my seventy-fifth year

i have never felt closer to death or more without community
i will persevere, and dedicate this to Azure, we are close
to twenty years together, she deserves better


added to ark/hive:
*/and forgetting of course work done in newsgroups and irc, in
governing and setting-up talkers and two moos, with cuseeme
early online multiple video chats, in email lists and programs
in webpages that occluded or distorted the browser software, a
work created with the ti59 programmable calculator, early
massive work creating interactive or obstructive text and image
editors in pascal, early generative poetry with calculators,
working on fractal recursive series, social engineering into
problematic spaces, infra-red recording of performances, studies
of obscene language, documenting carboniferous fossils, human

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