Fox, Christopher (2003) Hybrid temperaments and structural harmony: a personal history. Contemporary Music Review, 22 (1-2). pp. 123-139. ISSN 07494467Metadata only available from this repository.
This article traces the development of the use of microtones within the music I have written between 1983 and 2003. It acknowledges the influence on that music of a number of composers, in particular Giacinto Scelsi, John Cage and James Tenney. Contrasts are drawn between those works that exclusively employ microtonal equal temperaments, either quarter-tonal or sixth-tonal, and those that adopt a more hybrid approach, combining a number of different tuning systems. In conclusion, there is a discussion of the compositional use and potential of the harmoniad, which has featured in a number of recent works
|Subjects:||M Music and Books on Music > M Music|
|Schools:||School of Music, Humanities and Media|
|Depositing User:||Sara Taylor|
|Date Deposited:||29 Aug 2008 10:39|
|Last Modified:||29 Aug 2008 10:39|
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