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aa-cell in practice : an approach to musical live coding

Brown, Andrew R. & Sorensen, Andrew C. (2007) aa-cell in practice : an approach to musical live coding. In Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference, International Computer Music Association, Copenhagen, pp. 292-299.

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    Live coding performances provide a context with particular demands and limitations for music making. In this paper we discuss how as the live coding duo aa-cell we have responded to these challenges, and what this experience has revealed about the computational representation of music and approaches to interactive computer music performance. In particular we have identified several effective and efficient processes that underpin our practice including probability, linearity, periodicity, set theory, and recursion and describe how these are applied and combined to build sophisticated musical structures. In addition, we outline aspects of our performance practice that respond to the improvisational, collaborative and communicative requirements of musical live coding.

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    ID Code: 39768
    Item Type: Conference Paper
    Keywords: live coding, music, performance, algorithmic music, techniques
    Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > FILM TELEVISION AND DIGITAL MEDIA (190200) > Film Television and Digital Media not elsewhere classified (190299)
    Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > PERFORMING ARTS AND CREATIVE WRITING (190400) > Music Performance (190407)
    Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Australasian CRC for Interaction Design (ACID)
    Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
    Current > Schools > Music & Sound
    Copyright Owner: Copyright 2007 The Authors
    Deposited On: 31 Jan 2011 09:41
    Last Modified: 29 Apr 2011 00:59

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