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By Alexander Refsum Jensenius, Michael J. Lyons

What is a musical device? What are the musical tools of the long run? This anthology offers thirty papers chosen from the fifteen 12 months lengthy heritage of the overseas convention on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME). NIME is a number one song know-how convention, and an incredible venue for researchers and artists to offer and talk about their explorations of musical tools and technologies.

Each of the papers is via commentaries written by way of the unique authors and via top specialists. the amount covers very important advancements within the box, together with the earliest stories of tools just like the reacTable, Overtone Violin, Pebblebox, and Plank. There also are various papers proposing new improvement structures and applied sciences, in addition to severe reflections, theoretical analyses and inventive experiences.

The anthology is meant for rookies who are looking to get an summary of modern advances in tune expertise. The ancient strains, meta-discussions and reflections can be of curiosity for longtime NIME contributors. The publication therefore serves either as a survey of influential previous paintings and as a place to begin for brand new and interesting destiny developments.

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