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Workshop on design and performance with Digital Musical Instruments (DMIs) with David Wessel

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This workshop is co-organized by CIRMMT Research Axis 2 (Musical gestures, devices and motion capture) and Research Axis 6 (Expanded music practice). It will take place on November 26, 2010, from 2:00-6:00pm in A832 (New Music Building). This workshop is free and open to all. Registration is required.

Quoi ?
  • Research Workshop
Quand ? 26/11/2010
du 14:00 au 18:00
Où ? A832, New Music Building, 527 Sherbrooke St. West.
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There has been a recent explosion in the number of hardware controllers that can be used for musical performance.  Both custom and general-purpose controllers (Wii controller, Kinect) are available, along with a wide range of corresponding software (open source and otherwise).  How should we play these interfaces?  What performance strategies can be employed?  What new performance contexts exist?

This workshop will be a forum for discussing design and performance with Digital Musical Instruments (DMIs).  David Wessel will present his recent work on the topic, followed by a round table discussion.

Participants will also have an opportunity to demonstrate their controllers during the workshop. Please indicate your interest and any technical requirements in your registration.

The workshop will be followed by a wine and cheese reception.

There will be a Research Axis 2 meeting before the workshop.  More information about this can be found here: Musical Gestures, Devices and Motion Capture Axis Meeting


Registration is mandatory as seating is limited, and is on a first-come first-served basis (30-35 seats): Workshop on design and performance with Digital Musical Instruments (DMIs) - Registration form


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