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By Alexander Refsum Jensenius, Michael J. Lyons

What is a musical tool? What are the musical tools of the longer term? This anthology offers thirty papers chosen from the fifteen 12 months lengthy background of the foreign convention on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME). NIME is a number one tune expertise convention, and an enormous venue for researchers and artists to offer and talk about their explorations of musical tools and technologies.

Each of the papers is by way of commentaries written through the unique authors and through top specialists. the amount covers very important advancements within the box, together with the earliest reviews of tools just like the reacTable, Overtone Violin, Pebblebox, and Plank. There also are a variety of papers offering new improvement structures and applied sciences, in addition to serious reflections, theoretical analyses and creative experiences.

The anthology is meant for newbies who are looking to get an outline of contemporary advances in song know-how. The historic lines, meta-discussions and reflections can be of curiosity for longtime NIME contributors. The ebook hence serves either as a survey of influential prior paintings and as a place to begin for brand new and intriguing destiny developments.

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He creates works that integrate improvisation and collective performance with machine agents, interactive systems and experiences of telepresence. He often performs solo as well as with a wide array of artists across musical styles and artistic media. Van Nort is Canada Research Chair in Digital Performance in the School of Arts, Media, Performance and Design (AMPD) at York University, where he is founding director of the DisPerSion Lab. Federico Visi is a researcher, composer, and performer. He conducted his doctoral research project on body movement in performance with traditional musical instruments at the Interdisciplinary Centre for Computer Music Research (ICCMR), Plymouth University, UK.

Compact Disc, Centaur Records CRC, 2214. , & Cook, P. R. (1989). Hardware, software, and compositional tools for a real-time improvised solo trumpet work. In Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference. , & Wanderley, M. M. (2001). Input devices for musical expression: Borrowing tools from HCI. In Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression. Seattle, WA: ACM SIGCHI. , & Cook, P. R. (1999). BoSSA: The deconstructed violin reconstructed. In Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference (pp.

The success with both adults and children of the Frog Maraca at Agora98 European childrens television workshop, Cyprus, Greece, came from its simple interface (just shake it), the fun of making fairly complicated music with such a simple and whimsical looking device, and the fact that it only performed one function (and always performed that function when turned on). A related shaker percussion instrument controller was a Tambourine that could also compose algorithmic modal marimba solos when shaken.

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