Trayle, Mark


Free Enterprise: Virtual Capital and Counterfeit Music at the End of the Century

Leonardo Music Journal: Vol. 9. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press: 19-22.


Language(s): English


Real-time Culture-jamming Computer Music Electronic Music Open Form


In this article, the author conjectures about the nature of distributed composition and the socioeconomic implications of its application in a composition for networked credit card readers. The author addresses issues such as; how does a piece of computer network music reflect the virtual economy of the late twentieth century? And, was the “open form” music of the 1960s a bedfellow of organizational science?