McCartney, Andra


The Ambiguous Relation (1/2)

Contact!, vol. 9, no. 1. Montréal: CEC.


Language(s): English,  French


Socio-Cultural Aspects of Electroacoustic Music Electroacoustic Music


The author meets 7 female composers in the Toronto region and in Vancouver. She studies the relationships between women and technology. For each female composer, she presents her musical background, how the composer relates to analog and digital technologies, the role of the computer and the issue of sexism.

The next part of this article is The Ambigous Relation (2/2).

Abstract translation(s):


McCartney, Andra (1995b). Le Rapport Ambigu (1/2)

All references of the same author:


McCartney, Andra (1995a). A Prelude to Ea Gender Issues
McCartney, Andra (1995c). Inventing Images: Constructing and Contesting Gender in Thinking about Electroacoustic Music
McCartney, Andra (1996). The Ambiguous Relation (2/2)
McCartney, Andra (1998a). Soundwalk in the Park with Hildegard Westerkamp
McCartney, Andra (1998b). Where water meets
McCartney, Andra (2000a). Soundwalking Interactions
McCartney, Andra (2000b). Hildegard Westerkamp's Moments of Laughter: Recording Childhood, Performing Motherhood, Refusing to Shup Up, and Laughing
McCartney, Andra (2000c). Soundscape Composition and the Subversion of Electroacoustic Norms
McCartney, Andra (2000d). Sounding Places with Hildegard Westerkamp
McCartney, Andra (2002a). Alien Intimacies: Hearing science fiction narratives in Hildegard Westerkamp's Cricket Voice (or ‘I don't like the country, the crickets make me nervous')
McCartney, Andra (2002b). Sharing Experiences Towards the Possibility of an Electroacoustic Ecology
McCartney, Andra (2003). In and Out of the Sound Studio


McCartney, Andra (1995a). Un prélude aux problématiques en éa
McCartney, Andra (1996). Le Rapport Inconnu
McCartney, Andra (1998b). Où l'eau rencontre