Theoretical Development

Interview with Dejana Sekulic on artefacts of presence

Key Insights -violinist’s connection to the piece through the sensor -narrative of the piece coming from the total package of everything surrounding the piece (the audio/video/archives/pdf score/live interaction through sampling and with a sensor) -interesting moments emerged through interaction with a sensor – an exciting way to interact with the music of the piece -violinist’s …

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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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Challenging and enhancing the theoretical framework part 1

Today we started working on challenging and enhancing the underlying theoretical framework of the digital score. As introduced in a previous post https://digiscore.dmu.ac.uk/2021/11/04/the-starting-point/ and outlined in detail in The Digital Score book (2019), the existing theoretical framework is built on 3 underlying principles: music is a creative activity and therefore we adopt Christopher Small’s notion …

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