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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 ...
Oral History as Form
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 ...
Forming Form: The bigger picture of electroacoustic music.
(Cambridge University Press, 2016)
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 ...
Beginnings and Endings
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 ...
Figures of Speech : Oral History as an Agent of Form in Electroacoustic Music
(MIT Press, 2018)
Reflection on the author’s use of oral history recordings as source material in three electroacoustic works suggests ways in which complementary threads of storytelling and recorded memory can be shaped into purposefully ...