Schnell, Norbert, Battier, Marc

2002

Introducing Composed Instruments, Technical and Musicological Implications

In Proceedings of the 2002 International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME-02). Dublin, Ireland.

URL: http://hct.ece.ubc.ca/nime/2002/proceedings/paper/schnell.pdf

Language(s): English

Keyword(s):

Electroacoustic Devices Electroacoustic Instruments

Abstract:

In this paper, the authors define and discuss the concept of ’composed instruments’. Their discussion includes: the design of computer systems in the context of live performances, musicological considerations, and historical context. They exemplify their discussion through various ’composed instrument’ compositions.