The Glossary of Sound

FALL 2019

Musical notations are unintuitive and outdated. Beginners often take a pencil and markup their sheet music to prevent them from getting lost. Through a bold and sensical icon redesign, reading sheet music becomes more natural and easy to follow.

Vibrato, for example, represents an abstract notation in a physical context. The wave represents the sound produced, while the icon itself contains the letters “V, i, R, A”, and the cross of a “t”.