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Digital Musicianship Forum – Orpheus Institute, Ghent, Belgium

Digital Musicianship meeting  – Orpheus Institute 2022 between Craig Vear with Jonathan Impett, Peter Dejans, Paulo de Assis, Luk Vaes, Juan Parra, Bruno Forment Key Insights: affordance is a crucial element in the critical understanding of the digital score digital scores can support radical practices and social interventions beyond traditional forms of music-making creating with …

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TDI-3 Marc Leman

Topic – How does embodied music cognition augment our understanding of meaning-making in digital scores? This was the third conversation in a series of trans-disciplinary discussions with experts from a range of fields to enhance the theoretical understanding of the digital score. The aim of this series is exploratory and openness so that we expose, …

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Digital Musicianship Forum – Oporto, Portugal

Digital Musicianship meeting  – university of Oporto, February 2022 between Craig Vear with Eduardo Magalhaes & Gilberto Bernardes (Department of Informatic Engineering) Key Insights: the division between “composer” and “performer” is no longer helpful or supportive of digital musicianship Notions of the score need to focus on communication of ideas and frameworks for experiences of …

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Nautilus

composition for bass flute, neural network and Unity game environment (2022) Download the digital score for Nautilus HERE (Windows and Mac) https://figshare.dmu.ac.uk/account/articles/19762120 Challenges/ research questions can a games engine such as Unity be integrated into a digital score without detracting from the flow of musicking experience? how can a neural network be trained with an …

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The Digital Score – The Medium and its Message

The Digital Score – The Medium and its Message Challenge: with mixed media and active computation underpinning many digital scores, how do we discuss (or create with) these agents and objects and how do they shape meaning? Key Insights: the ‘content’ of a digital score is not the same as its ‘message’ The ‘message’ should …

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Challenging and enhancing the theoretical framework part 2

1st stage expansion of theoretical framework. For many years I have been inspired by the work of Dr Andrea Schiavio and his developing concept of the 4E’s of music creativity https://www.andreaschiavio.com/ . His 4E approach ‘conceives of the musical mind as Embodied, Embedded, Extended, and Enactive’. In short these are defined as (taken from Musical creativity and the embodied …

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