A compilation of information about Solresol, the universal musical language

Hi All, A late reminder that "Chromography: Writing with Color" is now on view at Rowan University Art Gallery. Here is a link to some information... http://www.rowan.edu/artgallery/about.cfm There is a reception tomorrow night, April 9, at the gallery from 5-8pm. The show remains on view through Ma...
I'm pleased to announce that I have finished the 24 translations of writing about times of day that comprise my planned project, "The Hours". I am now working with another artist to program the 'clock' to play the compositions at the appropriate times of day. This will be a central piece in my upcom...
I'd like to make an observation about translating poetry - because Solresol is really good at revealing patterns (repeating melodies or color patterns) it may be worth choosing literature that is based on a clear structure with built in repetitions, meter and rhyme (though a two syllable word in Eng...
Good luck...look forward to seeing what you produce...
Good luck with your project! Here are some translation sketches for you to think about...
http://hypercriticalwriting.blogspot.co ... tches.html
I think it does have to do with how you view the act of translation. I've been working on a project where I started by observing the Solresol rules very closely, but as I worked on it, I realized that what I am trying to do is use the language as a tool to generate compositions. That has provided me...
An update: I am trying to get 24 passages translated and I have now got seven sketches for six of the hours of the day. A great help has been The Guardian's 'Literary Clock' http://www.theguardian.com/books/table/2011/apr/21/literary-clock?CMP=twt_gu , which crowdsourced references to times of day i...
I will post from time to time about a project I am starting...I've been asked to do an exhibit at a gallery in New Jersey and I'm planning a piece that makes use of Solresol to translate specific literary passages about times of day to make a kind of clock (the short compositions will play at the ho...
Congratulations - this looks great! I look forward to taking a closer look...
My name is gerard (hi, gerard...) I first heard of Solresol and Sidosi when I read Joshua Foer's article "Utopia for Beginners" in the New Yorker and I knew I had to learn more. My work as a painter is entwined with my work as a writer, and I have been investigating forms of writing for some time. Y...