Confessions of a live coder


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Magnusson, Thor (2011) Confessions of a live coder In: Proceedings of International Computer Music Conference, University of Huddersfield, UK, 31 July - 5 August, 2011.

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This paper describes the process involved when a live coder decides to learn a new musical programming language of another paradigm. The paper introduces the problems of running comparative experiments, or user studies, within the field of live coding. It suggests that an autoethnographic account of the process can be helpful for understanding the technological conditioning of contemporary musical tools. The author is conducting a larger research project on this theme: the part presented in this paper describes the adoption of a new musical programming environment, Impromptu, and how this affects the author’s musical practice.

Item Type: Contribution to conference proceedings in the public domain ( Full Paper)
Subjects: G000 Computing and Mathematical Sciences > G600 Software Engineering
W000 Creative Arts and Design > W300 Music
J000 Technologies > J900 Technology not classified elsewhere > J930 Audio Technology
W000 Creative Arts and Design > W200 Design > W280 Interactive and Electronic Design
Faculties: Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Arts > School of Arts and Media
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Depositing User: Thor Magnusson
Date Deposited: 04 Apr 2012 12:17
Last Modified: 21 May 2014 11:01

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