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Orchestrating timbre – Unfolding processes of timbre and memory in improvisational piano performance


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Title: Orchestrating timbre – Unfolding processes of timbre and memory in improvisational piano performance
Authors: Mayas, Magda
E-mail: magda.mayas@hsm.gu.se
Issue Date: 5-Dec-2019
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: 2020-01-29
Disputation: Onsdagen den 29 januari 2020 kl. 10:00 i Lingsalen, A505, på Högskolan för scen och musik, Artisten, Fågelsången 1, Göteborg.
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (in Fine Arts)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: extended timbre
improvisation
composition
inside piano
prepared piano
listening
timbral memory
spatialization
gesture
choreography
musical perception
embodied musical performance
artistic research
Abstract: This doctoral thesis presents how the orchestration of timbre is investigated from a performer’s perspective as means to “unfold” improvisational processes. It is grounded in my practice as a pianist in the realm of improvised music, in which I often use preparations and objects as extensions of the instrument. As practice-based research, I explore multiple, combined, artistic, and analytical approaches to timbre, anchored in four of my own works. The process has also involved dialogues and exp... more
ISBN: 978-91-7833-723-1
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/62283
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