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Performer and Electronic-Activated Acoustics: Three New Works for Solo Percussion and Live Electronics

Abstract Technological advancements in computers and audio software and hardware devices in the twenty-first century have led to the expansion of possibilities for music composition, including works for acoustic instruments and live electronics. Electroacoustic composition is rapidly and continually evolving, and much that has been written about compositional techniques for percussion and live electronics is becoming outdated. Live electronics include performer-triggered events, audio processing, electronic responses to various inputs, and electronic decision-making during live performances. These techniques can be employed in a variety of ways. This project sheds light on how modern composers of different musical and cultural backgrounds reimagine ... (more)
Created Date 2015
Contributor Wier, Alexander Carl (Author) / Smith, Jeffrey (Advisor) / Feisst, Sabine (Committee member) / Schuring, Martin (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music / Performing arts / Activated Acoustics / Commission / Live Electronics / Music / Percussion / Solo percussion
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 86 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Music 2015
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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