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dc.contributor.authorRamsay, Ben
dc.date.accessioned2014-12-09T11:38:54Z
dc.date.available2014-12-09T11:38:54Z
dc.date.issued2014
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2086/10524
dc.description.abstractThis research explores the compositional relationships between acousmatic music and electronica in order to offer a way of unifying the two musical forms. The original contribution to knowledge comes from the creation of a portfolio of compositions that extend the two idioms towards one another, resulting in a series of works that are presented as a journey between and a fusion of electronica and acousmatic music. The dissertation offers a collection of associated theories that underpin the creation of the portfolio. In turn this dissertation addresses three areas that relate to compositional materials, the use of space, with consideration for both compositional and performance space, and a selection of associated cultural considerations that relate to the musics in question. The literature that relates to these three aspects is introduced and discussed with relation to the portfolio. The method behind the composition of the portfolio was not intended to present a collection of fusion works from the outset, but rather to begin composing a selection of purely acousmatic works in order to gain practical compositional understanding of the music. The process was then to grow the portfolio towards the electronica realm, and in parallel map this journey in the dissertation.en
dc.description.sponsorshipSponsored by Staffordshire Universityen
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherDe Montfort Universityen
dc.subjectElectronicaen
dc.subjectmusicen
dc.subjectelectroacousticen
dc.subjectacousmaticen
dc.subjectcompositionen
dc.subjectIDMen
dc.subjecttechnoen
dc.titleExploring compositional relationships between acousmatic music and electronicaen
dc.typeThesis or dissertationen
dc.publisher.departmentFaculty of Technologyen
dc.type.qualificationlevelDoctoralen
dc.type.qualificationnamePhDen


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