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Architecture and algorithms in the composition of analogies.
(Ryerson University, 2006-06)
This paper presents an interdisciplinary approach to the composition of a piece for orchestra entitled Analogies. Composition involved the creation of musical analogies to structural characteristics found in architecture. ...
Acousmatic Approaches to the Construction of Image and Space in Sound Art
(Cambridge Journals, 2015-07-07)
This article considers ideas of image and space as they apply to acousmatic music and to sound art, establishing overlaps and compatibilities which are perhaps overlooked in the current trend to consider these two genres ...
Through the Looking Glass: Reflectivity vs Transparency; and the embedding of Place through Sound.
(University of Lapland, 2018-07-01)
Presenting electroacoustic music has traditionally involved large spaces and high quality listening environments set up in (very often) architecturally imposing spaces. Recent works of mine involve the development of ...
"The “Missing Muscle”: Attitudes to Women Working in Cinema and Music 1910 to 1930
In the 1900s as Edwardian women musicians moved from music teaching into public performance, cinemas offered a safe place: out of the spotlight and in the relative anonymity of the darkened auditorium. The rapid growth in ...
(Motionhouse Dance Theatre, 2009-10)
Scattered has been touring since October 2009 and has taken audiences by storm, with sell out shows and standing ovations in venues all around the world. Scattered has toured twice to the USA and in summer 2014 will tour ...
Cultures of Addiction
(Cambria Press, 2012-08)
Different cultures and the specific culture manifested within them are intrinsically linked to addiction in a complex fashion which has a long history. For important thinkers, such as Nietzsche, addiction actually embodies ...
Radiohead and Philosophy
(Open Court, 2009)
The Voyage was a major outdoor spectacle performance, which formed part of the official launch of the nationwide London 2012 Festival celebrating the Olympic and Paralympic Games. The Voyage was an epic tale telling the ...
The use of microphone level balance in blending the timbre of horn and bassoon players
(Journal of the Audio Engineering Society, 2015-10)
A common musical aim of orchestration is to achieve a blended timbre for certain instrument combinations. Its success has been shown to also depend on the timbral coordination between musicians during performance, which ...