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A Field of Possibilities: Designing and Playing Digital Musical Instruments


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Title: A Field of Possibilities: Designing and Playing Digital Musical Instruments
Authors: Nilsson, Per Anders
E-mail: pan@hsm.gu.se
Issue Date: 4-Nov-2011
University: Göteborgs universitet. Konstnärliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Fine, Applied and Performing Arts
Institution: Academy of Music and Drama ; Högskolan för scen och musik
Date of Defence: 2011-11-25
Disputation: Fredagen den 25 november 2011, kl 13.00, Lindgrensalen, Högskolan för scen och musik, Artisten, Fågelsången 1, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: ArtMonitor
30
Keywords: Digital musical instruments
improvisation
experimental music
jazz
free improvisation
music of sounds
computer music
interaction design
design time – play time
practicing
play
game and sports
self-organization
rules
affordances
predeterminations
artistic research
Abstract: This thesis focuses on a set of digital musical instruments I have designed and developed with ensemble improvisation in mind. The intention is not to create a universal improvisational instrument, but rather to create a set of instruments which each realize one musical idea. My research addresses the meaning and relations between activities in two stages, what I call “design time” and “play time”. In short, design time is conception, representation, and articulation of ideas and knowledge outsi... more
ISBN: 978-91-978477-8-0
Description: A concert is included, which is held the evening before, Thursday 24th November 2011, at the jazz club Nefertiti, Gothenburg
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/27953
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