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To un-button : strategies in computer music performance to incorporate the body as re- mediator of electronic sound

  • Author(s): Oliver La Rosa, Jaime Eduardo
  • et al.
Abstract

This thesis reviews the current literature for instrumental gesture and digital musical instruments. It then elaborates on the gestures of electronic and computer music in the studio and as a result of algorithmic procedures as well as briefly review the composer- performer-listener model of music production. This is followed by a brief history of performance and the concept of 'live' electronic music, from which a theory is derived whereby computer music is incorporating the body as its primary means of expression, elaborating on its perceptual impacts

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