Landy, Leigh

2002a

The Emancipation of Sound in that Box We Call a Theatre

Proceedings: MAXIS Symposium. Sheffield: 65-71.

Language(s): English

Keyword(s):

Spatialisation Interdisciplinary Artistic Work Access (to Electroacoustic Music) Performance Space(s)

Abstract:

This paper describes the power of sound in a cross-arts context. It combines some of the author’s published views with a number of personal artistic experiences as a composer/sound designer, all of which involve interdisciplinary contexts: theatre, dance, video/video-theatre, now also moving into new media, in the traditional theatre space, at specific (alternative) sites as well as virtual ones. One of the paper’s key theses is that sound, more than any other element in many of these genres, offers the opportunity to create a three-dimensional space, real or otherwise. Furthermore, given our ability to employ real-world sounds in these interdisciplinary contexts, highly experimental composition devices can be used which have been appreciated by members of the public who normally avoid or are unaware of such music.

All references of the same author:

(English)

Landy, Leigh (1988). How Often Have you Seen Your Compositions Performed? A Plea for More Audio-visual Collaborations in Experimental Music
Landy, Leigh (1990). Is More than Three Decades of Computer Music Reaching the Public It Deserves?
Landy, Leigh (1991). What's the Matter with Today's Experimental Music: Organized Sound too Rarely Heard
Landy, Leigh (1993). Sound Transformations in Electroacoustic Music
Landy, Leigh (1994a). Experimental Music Notebooks
Landy, Leigh (1994b). ‘The Something to Hold on to Factor' in Electroacoustic Timbral Composition
Landy, Leigh (1994c). Composition and Performance in the 1990s.
Landy, Leigh (1995). Computer-Musik ein guter Grund, zu Hause zu bleiben? Ja und nein
Landy, Leigh (1996). Quality and Quantity (if we're lucky) or Marcuse's problem ain't been solved yet
Landy, Leigh (1998a). L'espace divisé vs. l'espace unifié (la separation est-elle en train de disparaître?)
Landy, Leigh (1998b). Digital Music Technology Can Aid in Bringing Music Back as a Part of Life
Landy, Leigh (1999a). Reviewing the Musicology of Electroacoustic Music: A plea for greater triangulation
Landy, Leigh (1999b). Heightening Access and Cohesion within the Worlds of Electroacoustic Music: The Promotion of Triangulation in Creativity, Development and Scholarship
Landy, Leigh (2000a). Music as Organised Notes and Sound: The electronic works of Ton de Leeuw
Landy, Leigh (2000b). Co-hear-ence and Electroacoustic Music
Landy, Leigh (2001a). From Algorithmic Jukeboxes to Zero-time Synthesis: A potential A-Z of music in tomorrow's world (a conference provocation)
Landy, Leigh (2001b). Measuring Intention against Reception in Electroacoustic Music: a new opportunity for analysis
Landy, Leigh (2002b). La synthèse sonore: enfin l'émancipation?
Landy, Leigh (2003a). Voulez-vous changer votre paradigme avec moi ce soir?
Landy, Leigh (2004). There's Good News and There's Bad News: The impact of new technologies on music since the arrival of household electricity and the phonograph including potential adventures to look forward to
Landy, Leigh (2006a). The Intention/Reception Project
Landy, Leigh (2006b). La Zététique: Musique mixte créée en collaboration
Landy, Leigh (2006c). Electroacoustic Music Studies and Accepted Terminology: You can't have one without the others
Landy, Leigh (2007a). Understanding the Art of Sound Organization
Landy, Leigh (2007b). La musique des sons/The Music of Sounds
Landy, Leigh (2007c). The ElectroAcoustic Resource Site (EARS) Approaches Its Next Phase: Going global and addressing the young
Landy, Leigh (2007d). The ElectroAcoustic Resource Site (EARS)

(Français)

Landy, Leigh (1998a). L'espace divisé vs. l'espace unifié (la separation est-elle en train de disparaître ?)
Landy, Leigh (2002b). La synthèse sonore : enfin l'émancipation ?
Landy, Leigh (2006b). La Zététique : Musique mixte créée en collaboration
Landy, Leigh (2007b). La musique des sons