In Ubahn c. 1985: the Rosenberg Variations  a rhizomatic, rather than single plane score model was also introduced to the Decibel Scoreplayer, in which interlinked staves (or paths) could be freely traversed by the score-reader. Two new works trash vortex  and detritus , feature scores comprising three layers: a graphical score, a rhizomatic path and a image collage (left). The “path” layer periodically (and indeterminately) becomes transparent causing the graphical score to appear to "submerge" into the background collage - making it more challenging for the performers to read. The scores (in the Decibel Scoreplayer) send messages about the “path” layer's status via OSC to a MaxMSP audio processing patch, which in turn alters the audio processing of the live instruments to reflect the state of the score.
Layered arrangement of Graphical score, Rhizomatic Path and Background Image Collage in trash vortex.
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