Musical Collaboration Over High-speed Networks

Magnusson, Thor (2007) Musical Collaboration Over High-speed Networks In: The Potential of High Speed Networks as a New Space for Cultural Research, Innovation and Production, March 19th 2007, London, UK.

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Abstract

Musical collaboration over high-speed networks is the topic of this talk. Thor Magnusson will present some problems regarding timing in networked music and talk about various experiments and concerts he has been involved with exploring these technologies. As example of a networked concert between Helsinki, Finland and Fairbanks, Alaska. Over the years, as part of ixi software, Magnusson has delivered workshops in various European institutions and universities where the ixi software's team have taught the technology behind networked instruments and performance tools in multi-media. This presentation will also introduce the strong culture of open source software used to create unique musical instruments for the computer and show some examples of the work that ixi software has been developing.

Item Type:Contribution to conference proceedings in the public domain (Invited Contribution)
Uncontrolled Keywords:High speed networks, networked musical performances, latency, musical expression, improvisation, collaboration, live music, internet, broadband.
Subjects:G000 Computing and Mathematical Sciences > G600 Software Engineering
W000 Creative Arts and Design > W300 Music
W000 Creative Arts and Design > W200 Design > W280 Interactive and Electronic Design
Faculties:Faculty of Arts > School of Arts and Media
ID Code:6728
Deposited By:Dr Thor Magnusson
Deposited On:23 Nov 2009
Last Modified:01 Dec 2011 16:13

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