The threnoscope: a musical work for live coding performance

Magnusson, Thor (2013) The threnoscope: a musical work for live coding performance. In: First International Workshop on Live Programming in conjunction with ICSE 2013, May 18th - 26th, 2013, San Francisco, CA.

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This paper introduces a new direction in the field of artistic live coding where musical works are presented as pieces in the form of a live coding system. The system itself and the code affordances become equivalent to score system in an open musical work for strong improvisation.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Keywords: Live coding, music, composition, microtonal music
Schools and Departments: School of Media, Film and Music > Music
Subjects: M Music. Literature on music. Musical instruction and study > M Music
Depositing User: Thor Magnusson
Date Deposited: 01 Nov 2013 10:56
Last Modified: 01 Nov 2013 10:56

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