Thinking about melodies: the layer we carry around in our minds and the actual sound of the melody when sung or played on an instrument. And how those two aspects relate.
While transcribing a large number of speech-melodies for my twitteropera I got to thinking of their instrumentation as analogous to typeface and text. Typography clarifying/obscuring as well as lending a particular character to the letters it communicates. Also the manner in which individual handwriting characteristics are gradually formed into a font, and how speech transcriptions might be shaped similarly.
Here’s a favourite, FF Franziska – its story wonderfully told.
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