This is my 10542304 album, a metal case which has a survey of recording formats inside. The idea was to see how different media formats influence different kinds of musical recordings. For example, how a recording for a Edison Cylinder adopts a set of rules that are different to those used for a DVD. Although that might seem obvious, it was worth documenting just how one artist might go about making all these different kinds of albums. This is a university project which I hope may provide some entertainment for the casual browser.
Although the physical object has been handed in for examination I am going to keep adding new information to this section as I can.
Let's open up the case and see what's inside!
Top left, an 8 Track cartridge, below that a CD and a DVD, and the booklet is at the right.
New links. These are references on the Internet that I collected while researching the album. My booklet was already too long so I'll put them online here. As I find more I'll add them.
To just hear the music (in order of how much I like the results)
I am going to record the DVD playing soon.
Underneath the booklet there's a score (for 2 performers), and a double sided pouch with 5 CDs, a MiniDisc and a portable thumb drive.
Underneath that is an LP cut from clear plastic.
(The score in this photo is an older version - I later split the 2 performers into two different scores).
A closer look at the CD and DVD. The image on the cover of the DVD shows the master template of an idea I have for a 'visual music'. We'll come back to that later!
There are three copies of the suitcase. One will remain with the university, but the other two could be used for more fun.
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