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Wednesday, 26 February 2003

Computer Music Seminar
4:30pm Room 314C

Instrumental Disembodiment
Matthew Burtner

New Approaches to Composition and Performance Using Computer Controllers and Physical Modeling Synthesis.

Several recent compositions exploring an approach to embodiment/ disembodiment will be discussed. In this work, new compositional structures are generate from a morphological approach to the notion of instrumental "body." The practice of performing with controllers and composing for virtual and real ensembles will be examined.

Pictures of the event
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     Sample page from score for Animus/Anima for voice and electronics.
     Schematic for the Metasax.
  Attentive student, j   

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