Nelson, Peter


El cyborg musical (The musical cyborg)

In Miranda, Eduardo Reck (ed.) Música y nuevas tecnologías: Perspectivas para el siglo XXI (Music and New Technologies: Perspectives for the 21st Century). Barcelona: L'Angelot.

Language(s): Spanish




This chapter is an essay on the relationship between musical instruments and musical language. The author focused on the problem that computers are generic machines that can be programmed to produce almost any sound imaginable, but lack customizable interfacing tools for proper interaction and control.

Abstract translation(s):


Nelson, Peter (1999). El cyborg musical

All references of the same author:


Nelson, Peter (1997). The UPIC System as an Instrument of Learning