Prácticas de Interpretación y Presentación [PIP]


This is a difficult term to define, since it pertains to such a wide variety of diverse musical practices, but most simply put is the act of musical decision-making during performance. From the perspective of Western musical traditions, it will frequently relate to relationships between decisions made by composers (and normally written down through musical notation) and those made by performers as part of their interpretation of a composition. Decision-making may relate to micro-level aspects of the musical surface, or macro-level aspects of structure and form. Improvisation may rely upon some degree of pre-determined framework (whether notationally or otherwise culturally mediated). During the twentieth century significant musical developments for which improvisation was integral were jazz, and subsequently free jazz (which loosened use of frameworks of harmonic progression, melodic development, relationships between performers, and musical temporality) along with some forms of (experimental) rock. The experimental music movement that emerged in the UK during the 1960s, privileged improvisation with social and political, as well as sonic, motivations. Improvisation, too, was an influence upon the development of American minimalist music. The term free improvisation is used to describe performance that makes extremely limited use of pre-made decisions or frameworks, and is (in principle at least) completely stylistically open-ended.

As in other forms of contemporary music, improvisation in electroacoustic music may be closely related to forms of aleatory or indeterminacy. So-called live electronics is now long established and diverse. Improvisation and aleatory often meet where musicians have built custom electronic instruments and devices, for example in the ‘composing inside electronics’ aesthetics (associated with David Tudor), and performance with ‘feedback instruments’. The digital connectivity offered through computer technologies has allowed musicians to experiment with new modes of collective and collaborative decision-making on stage. Also, improvisation can be found in activities outside of conventional performances, for example in the use made by many composers of analogue studio equipment in shaping sound materials, and the decision-making made by participants in real-time activity with sound across distributed networks. Improvisation is also an integral aspect of DJ culture and turntablism.


See also



Instrumentos Electroacústicos


Música Experimental




Electrónica en Vivo (Música Electrónica en Vivo)


Aspectos Socioculturales de la Música Electroacústica



English - Español - Français - Deutch - Italiano

Alphabetical order - Chronological order


Top generic buproprion generic form of zocor order clomiphene no prescription 60 mg prilosec piracetam by ucb bupropion xl 150 silagra in india erlotinib buy bimatoprost ophthalmic buy x-vir information about viread 300 mg purchase tretinoin order norvasc online canadian price of azithromycin in mayami generic accutane lipitor tablet were to buy nexium in mayami sildigra femara lowest price information about buy zyban rogaine shampoo cvs generic gefitinib finasteride price order amitriptyline dilantin 125 letrozole india imatinib mesylate cost buy baclofen more info about discount orlistat drug enalapril in united states imatinib mesylate cost in uk prilosec cheap more buy nuvigil armodafinil purchase azithromycin no prescription ciprofloxacin antibiotic 500mg generic of prilosec information order nexium iressa cost information naltrexone 1 mg more fluconazole 150 buy real 500mg metronidazole generic imatinib prices information about drug prilosec otc generic bactrim info about lipitor generic version more info cost of prilosec clomiphene manufacturer in new york armodafinil adhd norvasc cheap