Browsing Leicester Media School by Author "Young, John"

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  • Young, John (Recording, musical)
    The material that inspired this work was a short audio recording made in the garden of the Beethoven Wohnung Heiligenstadt where, in 1802, Beethoven spent the latter half of the year seeking respite for his failing hearing. ...
  • Young, John (Recording, musical)
    Allting Runt Omkring (Everything Round and About) grew out of my encounters with the Stockholm soundscape, which surprised me with its clarity and vitality — both above and below the ground… the chimes of church clocks ...
  • Young, John (Recording, musical)
    Apparitions attempts to articulate a very personal response to the evocative qualities of four sounds, recorded in different locations: a train blasting its horns while passing through a small US town; part of the intoned ...
  • Young, John (Conference)
    This paper attempts to outline a framework for understanding implications of the musical devices used by composers in the opening and closing moments of electroacoustic music, with a particular focus on acousmatic music. The ...
  • Young, John ; Harrison, Jonty (Recording, musical)
    An electroacoustic work created by John Harrison and John Young to mark the occasion of Denis Smalley's retirement from City University. The work was created from 63 sound files sent by composers from all around the world.
  • Young, John (Book chapter)
    Electroacoustic music’s foundation in the electronic mediation of sound—recorded, ‘live’ processed or historical—has opened up the possibility of bringing together sounds of more diverse provenance than ever before for the ...
  • Young, John (Article)
    A critical review of acousmatic music in the UK, including brief analytical observations of some key works in the British acousmatic repertoire.
  • Young, John (Recording, musical)
    Moment Musical integrates short flourishes of piano sound with the spectral evolution of an evolving abstract soundscape.
  • Young, John (Conference)
    This paper examines the use of oral history sound recording as a core element in electroacoustic music. Two main examples are used, both works by this author: ‘An Angel at Mons’, a 16-channel acousmatic work, and ‘Red ...
  • Young, John (Conference)
    This paper addresses spectralist approaches to composition in acousmatic music. As Murail (2005) asserts, electroacoustic music in general has widened the composer’s range of sound materials and stimulated new ways of ...
  • Young, John (Conference)
    This paper contends that risk is an important element in our appreciation and understanding of art works and examines the idea and perception of risk within acousmatic music. The chief value of artistic risk is arguably ...
  • Young, John (Recording, musical)
    Programme note:This work attempts to embody my feelings about the way the natural sound world has a profound role in electroacoustic music. In one sense the forms, patterns and associations of environmental phenomena are ...
  • Young, John (Musical Score)
    Spectral Domains deals with the kinds of ambiguities between timbre and harmony that can be made possible through interaction between electroacoustically transformed sonorities and instrumental ones. Piano, violin and ...
  • Young, John (Recording, musical)
    Form, writes Nicholas Bourriaud, is ‘structural unity imitating a world.’ I have responded to this idea with Three Spaces in Mid-Air, which is designed as a continuous work in three discrete sections. Each explores the ...
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    Young, John (Other)
    This work presents an electroacoustically extended sound-image of the saxophone. Samples were recorded with the Swedish saxophone virtuoso Jorgen Pettersson and the source material includes two basic types: multiphonics ...