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An investigation into composing visual music today

An investigation into composing visual music today

Watkins, Julie (2017) An investigation into composing visual music today. Body, Space & Technology, 16 (02):09. ISSN 1470-9120 (Print), 1470-9120 (Online) (doi:https://doi.org/10.16995/bst.9)

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Abstract

This paper will discuss an ongoing investigation into developing methodologies for composing new abstract visual music pieces. This practice-based research is historicised in relation to seminal artists whose works have helped to form the canon of visual music and composers, theorists and scientists whose work touches on the same problematic domain. This investigation highlights both the key seminal influences underpinning the new work and the innovations embodied within it. The methodologies developed through creating several visual music pieces over three years are carefully delineated, affording insights into key intersections of abstract visual music, the idea of synesthesia, and creating art that is less about the self and more about a shared experience.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 licence (unless stated otherwise) which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Copyright is retained by the authors(s).
Uncontrolled Keywords: Visual music; Composition; Performance; Animation; Audio visual; Singing
Subjects: M Music and Books on Music > M Music
N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Architecture, Computing & Humanities
Faculty of Architecture, Computing & Humanities > Department of Creative Professions & Digital Arts
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Last Modified: 10 Jun 2019 23:24
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: GREAT b
Selected for GREAT 2019: GREAT 1
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/16676

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