The pitch hallway

The drawing below is a melody line with nested matching pairs of b7 brackets. The question mark indicates an incomplete portion of the melody line far off in the distance. You appear to be standing at the end of a long hallway. If you happen to be a note, then the farther you walk down this hallway, the lower your pitch becomes. It may seem unimportant that this particular array of brackets just happens to resemble a hallway. But geometric interpretations of pitch bracket notation like this have led me to discover new dimensions in which music can dwell. I call it pitchscape and I will communicate it to the best of my ability in future posts.



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