Notating The Non-Notateable: Digital Notation Of Txalaparta Practice

Enrike Hurtado, Thor Magnusson
2016 Zenodo  
This paper explores notation practices related to the ancient Basque musical tradition of the txalaparta. It will firstly present the txalaparta practice, introduce the im-provisational rules of txalaparta playing, and discuss attempts in creating notation systems for the instrument. Due to the nature of txalaparta playing, Common West-ern Notation is not a suitable notation, and we will pre-sent the notation system we have developed as part of the Digital Txalaparta project. This system
more » ... This system captures the key parts of playing and serves for both playback and a rich documentation of what players actually perform.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.923931 fatcat:hrayqq7ydbc6hpt7zdw7vchn4i