Sight and sound: visualizing music in software instruments

Magnusson, Thor (2015) Sight and sound: visualizing music in software instruments. In: Ableton Loop Summit, October 30 - November 1, 2016, Berlin.

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Magnusson’s talk will contrast the open nature of programming languages versus the limits of packaged software. Using the ixi lang and Threnoscope live coding environments as examples, Magnusson will look at tools that use sight to complement sound. The presentation will also touch on how music software development goes hand in hand with music research; a process in which the exacting requirements of digital systems brings out a strong understanding of the musical source domain. The possibilities of music composition and performance practices which integrate software development will also be discussed.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: A good write-up of the talk can be found here:
Keywords: music technology; software; performance; live coding
Schools and Departments: School of Media, Film and Music > Music
Subjects: M Music. Literature on music. Musical instruction and study > M Music
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Depositing User: Thor Magnusson
Date Deposited: 14 Mar 2016 10:35
Last Modified: 14 Mar 2016 10:35
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