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Properties of musical modes Modern Dorian mode on C Play Early Greek treatises on music do not use the term "mode" (which comes from Latin), but do describe three interrelated concepts that are related to the later, medieval idea of "mode": (1) scales (or "systems"), (2) tonos—pl. tonoi—(the more usual term used in medieval theory for what later came to be called "mode"), and (3) harmonia (harmony)—pl. harmoniai—this third term subsuming the corresponding tonoi but not necessarily the converse (Mathiesen 2001a, 6(iii)(e)). Greek Dorian octave species in the enharmonic genus, showing the two component tetrachords Play Greek Dorian octave species in the chromatic genus Otomata 16 Jul 2011 Click on the grid below to add cells, click on cells to change their direction, and press play to listen to your music. Update: Click here to get Otomata for your iPhone / iPod / iPad!

Music Text Composition Generator ( A free online music utility) The P22 Music Text Composition Generator allows any text to be converted into a musical composition. This composition is displayed in musical notation and simultaneously generated as a midi file. 1. Usage Google+ Traffic Floodgates Open - Deal Journal Reuters When Google opened its new social network to the public this week, it also opened the Web-traffic floodgates. On Tuesday, the first day Google+ was open widely to the public, Google+ recorded nearly 3.58 million Web visits in the U.S., according to new data from Experian Hitwise. Since its invitation-only launch in June, Google+ posted a daily high of about 321,000 U.S. visits. Compared to Facebook, however, Google+ remains a minnow.

Violinist Hahn-Bin: A New Name, A Modern Look — And A Very Old Sound : Deceptive Cadence hide captionThe violinist now known as "Amadeus Leopold." courtesy of the artist The violinist now known as "Amadeus Leopold." Google+ Project: It's Social, It's Bold, It's Fun, And It Looks Good — Now For The Hard Part Last night, you may have heard talk of a mysterious black bar appearing on the top of Or you may have even seen it yourself. No, you weren’t hallucinating. It was a sign of something about to show itself. Something big. Google+.

Real-life sharing, rethought for the web Update: For our international readers, this post is also available in French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. - Ed. Among the most basic of human needs is the need to connect with others. With a smile, a laugh, a whisper or a cheer, we connect with others every single day. Classical music: To celebrate Black History Month, let us now praise the influence of African-American composers on European classical music and learn about "Afric-classical" music more often than one month out of 12. & The Well-Tempered Ear By Jacob Stockinger What is the best way to celebrate Black History Month, which ends on Wednesday? One way is to recall some uncovered or previously neglected black or African-American composers of art music or concert hall music. Ever hear of Joseph Boulogne, the Chevalier des Saint Georges? I hadn’t either.

Occupy Wall Street returns with 'sleepful protest' Occupy Wall Street supporters have moved their protests to sidewalks. The Occupy Wall Street movement is ramping up its activitiesIn New York, protesters have moved to a sidewalk near the Stock ExchangeProtesters plan for May 1 to be their first large-scale demonstration of the year New York (CNN) -- In the spirit of spring rebirth, the Occupy movement is ramping up activities as warm weather blankets the country. But while the season is typified by a reawakening of life outdoors, demonstrators are using sleep to get their points across. They call it "sleepful protest." The sleeping bags started appearing on the corner of Wall and Broad streets across from the New York Stock Exchange on April 9. Violin Concerto in D minor, WoO 23 (Schumann, Robert Sheet Music Arrangements and Transcriptions For Violin and Piano Editor: Unknown