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implemented HELP needed on Jazz Lines from fragments
JulioHerrlein posted a topic in Score and NotationDear All I'm studying some 4-note cells for Coltrane like jazz patterns from a video lesson of saxophonist Chad Lefkowitz-Brown. The idea is to use a limited number of cells (no more than 10, some diatonic and some chromatic) to create longer lines, like the line below. 1) The idea is to connect the same fragments with different transpositions, adjusting the transpositions according to the construction of the line. I need a code where I can experiment the order and the transpositions of the fragments to create a longer line. Sometimes I can have two times the same pattern with different transposition. 2) The possibility to rotate fragments would be interesting also. 3) Lastly: a random assembling that automatically adjust the transpositions, in a way that each new fragment starts exactly a semitone up or down the preceeding fragment, making a cohesive line. Any help is welcome !! Looking forward to PLAY this patterns on the guitar and record some Videos (where I can mention Opusmodus, of course !) Best ! Julio I tried the form below, but I'm not very happy with that. (setf xa (pitch-fragment 1 4 '(g4 gb4 f4 g4) :transpose '(0)) xb (pitch-fragment 2 3 '(c4 cs4 fs4) :transpose '(0 1 2 1)) xc (pitch-fragment 2 3 '(c4 cs4 fs4) :transpose '(0 1 2 1)) xd (pitch-fragment 2 3 '(c4 cs4 fs4) :transpose '(0 1 2 1)) xe (pitch-fragment 1 3 '(g4 g4 g4) :transpose '(0 1 2 1)) xf (pitch-fragment 4 3 '(c4 c4 c4) :transpose '(0 0 7 2))) (setf seq '(f a e)) (assemble-section 'x seq) (setf jazzline (flatten (assemble-section 'x seq))) (setf rhyjazz (gen-repeat 50 '(s))) (make-omn :length rhyjazz :pitch jazzline) These are not the actual fragments, just some ideas do debug the code...