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Sonic loom (Volume 1)

Megarrity, David & Collery, Brett (2007) Sonic loom (Volume 1). [Other]

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      Sonic Loom is a purpose built classroom tool for teachers and students of drama that will enable them to explore the use of music in live performance in theory and practice. It’s intended as a resource for drama classrooms, to encourage communication and exchange about the way music works on us so we can find new ways we can make it work for us. Working to consciously attend to music and how it’s used, particularly in cinema (as a popular way in to styles of western theatre and live performance) will allow students and teachers to use music in more subtle and complex ways an aid to narrative in performance.

      Sonic Loom encourages active listening, (aided but not encumbered by traditional musicology) so students (and teachers) can develop a ‘critical ear’ in the transformation and adaptation of music for their own artistic purposes, whether it’s soundtracking existing scene work, or acting as a pre-text for scenes which have yet to be created.

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      ID Code: 41912
      Item Type: Creative Work (Other)
      Funders: Queensland University of Technology, Creative Industries (Drama)
      Material: Audio CD
      Measurements or Duration: 38 Tracks, 74 Minutes
      Keywords: Music, Performance, Narrative, Soundtrack, Drama
      Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > PERFORMING ARTS AND CREATIVE WRITING (190400)
      Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > PERFORMING ARTS AND CREATIVE WRITING (190400) > Music Composition (190406)
      Divisions: Current > Schools > Drama
      Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
      Copyright Owner: Copyright 2007 David Megarrity and Brett Collery
      Deposited On: 06 Jun 2011 14:39
      Last Modified: 10 Aug 2011 23:40

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