David Howard (University of York), and Ordered Universe stalwart, will be featured in a Proms Concert Interval programme, tonight, talking about his amazing research into human voice production and its reproduction by machines. ‘Singing Machines’ will be broadcast in the UK at about 19.10 and will be available on the BBC Radio 3 website forContinue reading “David Howard at the Proms…”
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The Liberal Arts at Lincoln and a Choral Homage in Grosseteste’s Chapel
Easter Week saw the Ordered Universe project team converge for three days on the ancient city of Lincoln – where Robert Grosseteste was Bishop from 1235-1253. It felt almost like a pilgrimage for those of us who have been studying the scientific works of this 13th century polymath together for 5 years now. We even broughtContinue reading “The Liberal Arts at Lincoln and a Choral Homage in Grosseteste’s Chapel”
Sound Medieval and Sound Modern: Acoustics and How to Use and Astrolabe
The final day of the workshop saw the team complete the read-through of the treatise, and the substantial progress on the question of the seven, and five motions. David Howard led off the day with a discussion of acoustic theory, including models of the human vocal tract, and the intriguing vocal tract organ – finallyContinue reading “Sound Medieval and Sound Modern: Acoustics and How to Use and Astrolabe”
On the Generation of Sounds – tomorrow
The workshop participants are gathering, and the Ordered Universe research project starts its next treatise formally on Thursday, but with a series of project meetings tomorrow.