• Posts
  • RSS
  • ◂◂RSS
  • Contact

  • Series Singing

    March 15th, 2020
    bucket_brigade, covid-19, ideas, music  [html]
    Normally we sing in parallel, everyone at once. We're all in the same room, so the time from when you make a sound to when I hear it is very small compared to the speed at which we perceive music. Since we're currently avoiding being close to each other, however, there's now too much delay to make traditional parallel singing work. This is hard since it's a time we'd especially like to be able to sing together.

    One potential solution is circular singing. Pick a song which works with a fixed delay, and then I hear you following me while you hear me following you. I was musing about singing rounds this way a few years ago, but it looks like there have been open source implementations of this going back to at least 2005 there's a hosted service.

    Another approach, though, would be series singing, like a bucket brigade. You have a leader who sings/plays and hears only themself, and each person in the chain hears everyone before them. This seems like it could be a good fit for churches especially? Has anyone tried this, or seen anything like it?

    Comment via: facebook, lesswrong

    Recent posts on blogs I like:

    Experiences in raising children in shared housing

    Sometimes I see posts about people’s hope to raise children in a group housing situation, and it often seems overly optimistic to me. In particular they seem to expect that there will be more shared childcare than I think should be expected. Today I talke…

    via The whole sky October 18, 2021

    What to learn

    It's common to see people advocate for learning skills that they have or using processes that they use. For example, Steve Yegge has a set of blog posts where he recommends reading compiler books and learning about compilers. His reasoning is basicall…

    via Posts on Dan Luu October 18, 2021

    EDT with updating double counts

    I recently got confused thinking about the following case: Calculator bet: I am offered the opportunity to bet on a mathematical statement X to which I initially assign 50% probability (perhaps X = 139926 is a quadratic residue modulo 314159). I have acce…

    via The sideways view October 12, 2021

    more     (via openring)


  • Posts
  • RSS
  • ◂◂RSS
  • Contact