Cool! Liner Notes Set to Music

With the rise of MP3s and digital downloads, liner notes are an endangered species.  But maybe what’s required is a little imagination to repurpose this prose.

Take a look at Orchestrated Text, a site that will play you some classical music and then offer you a chance to read the story behind the piece as you listen.

Click on the image to try it.  Why couldn’t this be adapted for other forms of music?

(Via Boing Boing)

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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