Kuivila, Ron


Open Sources: Words, Circuits and the Notation-Realization Relation in the Music of David Tudor

Leonardo Music Journal: Vol. 14. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press: 17-23.

URL: http://www.mitpressjournals.org/loi/lmj

Language(s): English


Aleatory Constraint-based Composition Live Electronics Experimental Music Mixed Work


In this article, the author traces the development of David Tudor’s approach to live electronic music from his work as a pianist and assesses the extent to which the indeterminate notations he so often realised entered into the development of his approach to electronic systems.