Monthly Archives: April 2010

Another way to educate

Continuing on the theme set by the previous post about the Rochester Toy Library, Dave Eggers on a wonderful way to engage students with tutors in a one-on-one way outside the school. This is funny, pragmatic, and seems to work … Continue reading

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RochesterToyLibrary.org

. This blog post has nothing to do with music or lighting, but everything to do with having fun and working with children.  Rochester, NY has a fantastic toy library called the Toy Resource Center.   It is based at … Continue reading

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Haken Audio: Continuum Controller

Love this tactile controller – the Haken Audio Continuum Controller. . This is an excellent demo video by Mark Smart from the 2007 NAMM. .

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Alternate Music Notation

We stumbled across this interesting website that outlines various alternate music notation systems that have been proposed over the years.  It’s a very interesting overview, and includes tutorials, commentary, and a blog. . . While the Music Notation Project homepage … Continue reading

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Aurora Display for Theatre Backdrop

. Looking for some ideas on  how to do the backdrop lighting of an Aurora for the play “Almost Maine” or similar?  Here’s how we would to it here at WindWorks Design: . Aurora effect:  I prefer using 6 elliposidal … Continue reading

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MLC-16 Pattern Programming Quickstart Guide

Looking for simple instructions for programming patterns (sequences) into the Leviton MLC-16 lighting console?  Here’s a simple guide we wrote: . MLC-16 Pattern Programming Quickstart Guide . Other white papers on lighting are at: . Lighting White Papers .

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