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Aspects of poetry and symmetry are taken to represent the tension within the
compositional process between spontaneous impulses and intuitive insights
on the one hand, and mor...
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The body of research that this document accompanies and which forms a folio
of compositions has sought to develop a new type of music utilising elements
from both the western ...
Zammit, V. Towards a notion of cultural soundscape as aninformant to original music composition - withparticular reference to that of the Maltese Islands. (Thesis)
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the Maltese cul...
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Debate over origin and authenticity aside, the musical language of jazz is today spoken and understood amongst a diversity of communities the world over. Standard repertoire, ...
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Historians and educators have traditionally presented the century long evolution of jazz in a linear, canonical fashion. Applications of this model are often limited to the mu...
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Distant Voices - A unique multi-disciplinary performance, in which live musicians in Edinburgh connect, via video-link technology, with dancers on stage in Liverpool and Flori...
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Musical work (duration 41') for three unspecified melodic sustaining instruments. Work employs specific tuning related to just intervals.
Dempster, K. (2014). The Hold
The Hold – a site-specific, promenade performance, staged at the National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh, the result of a collaboration between Lung Ha’s Theat...
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The pochette or kit of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries survives in surprisingly large numbers in both specialist and general collections, and displays a variety of fo...
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Many drummers now embrace technology to enhance and extend their setup, and what they can offer their band. Thus, it is important that drum kit education addresses this phenom...
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This paper presents a prototype allowing the control of a
concatenative synthesis algorithm using a 2D sketching
interface. The design of the system is underpinned by a