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2 ReVerse Butcher Original Graphic Scores made for the Women in Music Festival 2019

ReVerse Butcher was enlisted by the Women in Music Festival 2019 to make 2 new graphic notation works in March as part of their inaugural event.   ReVerse Butcher, March 2019, Visual Art response to Jennifer Higdon's "Dash". Sold to private collector.  This first artwork, "Dash" is A3 (29.7 x 42 cm) in size, on Canson Montval Medium Cold Press watercolor paper stock (185 gsm). Made with watercolor, ink, pencil, & acrylic this artwork responds directly to Jennifer Higdon's complex and wonderful composition "Dash", and was projected live as a time laps as Plexus played the piece at the Women in Music Festival 2019.  See the whole artwork come alive in this timelapse collapsing 9 hours of work into just under 5 minutes! ...

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Graphic Scores & Sound Maps

Why should music have to stick to the same kind of notation that it has been written in for centuries? Why not make music look as it feels? Why those ascending lines and linked dots? After all, John Cage and Brian Eno started it. For works that have not yet been played or heard, the notations are called Graphic Scores and are designed to be sight-read and played by a musician. For transcription or re-interpretation of works that the illustrator (rVb) is hearing and converting to an image, these works are called Sound Maps.   Hear The Lake Millions PLAY this score live!

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