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Patel, Amit Dinesh ORCID: 0000-0002-6328-240X (2023) Avartan. [Composition]

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Avartan explores how noise and sound induced music should be felt as vibration, rather than heard with the cochlear. Low frequencies, harsh recurrences, repetitions and cyclical motifs exist in entanglements within this studio work. Lower tones are not often a key part of the discourse when it comes to experimental music. Avartan challenges this neglect of bass and sub frequencies in most existing works. As such, the piece is a call to arms to address the lack of diversity and representation within the broader fields of the arts, academic, experimental, electronic music, and sound circles, in terms of both aural and cultural diversity with Black and South Asian artists. Avartan poignantly allows for varying volume and different modes of listening with a nod to hearing differences, whether it be through vibrating floors, dub soundsystems, loudspeakers or headphones. This work has been kindly supported through a commission by the Aural Diversity Network.

Item Type: Composition
Uncontrolled Keywords: Avartan, Dushume, Nonclassical, Harsh Bass, Deep Noise, Noise, Noise Music, Harsh Noise, Bass Culture, Bass Shaker, Glitch, Sound Art, Experimental Sound, Electronic Music, Experimental Noise, Live Electronics, Disruptive Frequencies
Subjects: M Music and Books on Music > M Music
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences > School of Stage and Screen
Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences
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Last Modified: 29 Aug 2023 11:26

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