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By Roger T. Dean

Roger T. Dean (ed.)

The Oxford instruction manual of machine song deals a state of the art cross-section of the main field-defining themes and debates in desktop song at the present time. a distinct contribution to the sector, it situates computing device tune within the extensive context of its production and function around the diversity of concerns - from tune cognition to pedagogy to sociocultural themes - that form modern discourse within the field.

Fifty years after musical tones have been produced on a working laptop or computer for the 1st time, advancements in desktop computing have introduced machine track within sight of all listeners and composers. construction and distribution of computing device tune have grown greatly therefore, and the time is correct for this survey of desktop track in its cultural contexts. a magnificent and foreign array of song creators and teachers speak about machine music's historical past, current, and destiny with a large point of view, together with composition, improvisation, interactive functionality, spatialization, sound synthesis, sonification, and modeling. all through, they merge perform with conception to provide a desirable investigate laptop music's probabilities and enduring appeal.


1 advent: the numerous futures of laptop tune.
Roger T. Dean
Section I: a few histories of machine song and its applied sciences
2. A old view of desktop tune technology
Douglas Keislar
3. Early and early rules in laptop song - their improvement and their present forms
Paul Doornbusch
4. Sound synthesis utilizing computers
Peter Manning
Section II: The song
5. Computational methods to composition of notated instrumental song: Xenakis and the opposite pioneers
James Harley
6. Envisaging improvisation in destiny laptop music
Roger T. Dean
Section III: Sounding Out
7. computing device tune: a few reflections
Trevor Wishart
8. a few notes on my digital improvisation practice
Tim Perkis
9. Combining the acoustic and the electronic: tune for tools and desktops or pre-recorded sound
Simon Emmerson
Section IV: artistic and function Modes
10. Dancing the track: interactive dance and music
Wayne Siegel
11. Gesture and morphology in computing device tune performance
Garth Paine
12. Sensor dependent musical tools and interactive music
Atau Tanaka
13. Spatialisation and computing device music
Peter Lennox
14. The voice in laptop song and its dating to put, id and community
Hazel Smith
Noam Sagiv, Freya Bailes and Roger T. Dean
16. An advent to info sonification
David Worrall
17. Electronica
Nick Collins
18. Generative algorithms for making tune: emergence, evolution and ecosystems
Jon McCormack, Alice Eldridge, Alan Dorin and Peter McIlwain
Section V: Cognition and Computation of computing device song
19. Computational modelling of track cognition and musical creativity
Geraint A. Wiggins, Marcus T. Pearce and Daniel Müllensiefen
20. Soundspotting: a brand new type of process?
Michael Casey
Section VI: Sounding Out
21. Interactivity and improvisation
George E. Lewis
22. From outdoor the window: digital sound performance
Pauline Oliveros
23. Empirical reviews of laptop sound
Freya Bailes and Roger T. Dean
Section VII: Cultural and academic concerns
24. towards the gender ideal
Mary Simoni
25. Sound-based tune four all
Leigh Landy
26. Framing studying views in desktop tune education
Jøran Rudi and Palmyre Pierroux
27. A chronology of desktop track and similar events
Paul Doornbusch

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