Jordą, Sergi


Improvising with Computer: A Personal Survey (1989-2001)

In Proceedings of the 2001 International Computer Music Conference - Havana. San Francisco, CA: ICMA: 1-8.


Language(s): English


Interactivity Live Electronics


In this paper, the author presents a personal account of his explorations of musical improvisation with a computer. He focuses on three topics: controllers and generators, macro vs. micro level control, and individual vs. collective and dilettante vs. professional performers. He also offers a brief overview of the F@ust Music Online project (FMOL).

All references of the same author:


Jordą, Sergi (1999). Faust Music On Line: (FMOL) An Approach to Real-Time Collective Composition on the Internet
Jordą, Sergi (2001a). New Musical Interfaces and New Music-making Paradigms
Jordą, Sergi (2002a). FMOL: Toward User-Friendly, Sophisticated New Musical Instruments
Jordą, Sergi (2002b). Improvising With Computers: A Personal Survey (1989-2001)
Jordą, Sergi (2003). Sonigraphical Instruments: From FMOL to the reacTable
Jordą, Sergi (2004). Digital Instruments and Players: Part I - Efficiency and Apprenticeship
Jordą, Sergi (2005). Multi-user Instruments: Models, Examples and Promises
JORDĄ, Sergi (2005). Digital Lutherie: Crafting musical computers for new musics' performance and improvisation