Reading and Listening Suggestions

Recommended Books

Roger Dean, Hyperimprovisation: Computer-Interactive Sound Improvisation
CMDAS 19 ISBN 0-89579-508-6 (2003) xxvi + 206 pp. and CD-ROM (cross platform) $49.95

Winkler, Todd: Composing Interactive Music: Techniques and Ideas Using Max

Robert Rowe: Machine Musicianship

Perry Cook: Real Sound Synthesis for Interactive Applications (With CD-ROM)

Matt Gilliland and Ken Gracey: Microcontroller Application Cookbooks 1 and 2.

M. Wanderley and M. Battier (eds). 2000. Trends in Gestural Control of Music. IRCAM - Centre Pompidou.
Available from the EMF - CDemusic

LaBelle, Brandon and Steve Roden: The Sight of Sound : Available from the EMF - CDemusic

Sounds (and more)

Race in Digital Space: Presented by University of Southern California and Massachusetts Institute of Technology In conjunction with University of California-Santa Barbara and New York University: program notes and mp3s of gearge lewis and others

European free improvisation page:


Creative misuse and abuse of musical tools: Ryan Hildebrand, free improvisation and extended techniques, electronica, musique concrete and tape music, turntablism

Papers

NIME 2003 Proceedings
http://www.music.mcgill.ca/musictech/nime/onlineproceedings/home.html
NIME 2002 Proceedings
http://www.mle.ie/nime/Proceedings/index.htm
NIME 2001 Proceedings
http://www.csl.sony.co.jp/person/poup/research/chi2000wshp/program.html


Working Group in Interactive Systems and Instrument Design in Music
http://www.notam02.no/icma/interactivesystems/wg.html

Winkler: Making Motion Musical: Gestural Mapping Strategies for Interactive Computer Music.
http://www.brown.edu/Departments/Music/faculty/winkler/papers/Making_Motion_Musical_1995.pdf

Paradiso: Electronic Music - New Ways to Play
http://www.spectrum.ieee.org/select/1297/muse.html


Wanderley: Gestural Control of Music
http://www.ircam.fr/equipes/analyse-synthese/wanderle/Gestes/Externe/kassel.pdf


Mulder: Towards a Choice of Gestural Constraints for Instrumental Performers
http://www.cs.sfu.ca/~amulder/personal/vmi/pvi.pdf


Ryan: Some Remarks on Musical Instrument Design at STEIM
http://foobar.starlab.net/~ozan/steim_review_article.html


Wessel and Wright: Problems and Prospects for Intimate Musical Control of Computers
http://www.csl.sony.co.jp/person/poup/research/chi2000wshp/papers/wessel.pdf


Vertegaal et al.: Towards a Musician's Cockpit: Transducers, Feedback and Musical Function
http://www.cs.queensu.ca/~roel/publications/ICMC96/paper.html


Orio et al.: New Interfaces for Musical Performance
http://www.csl.sony.co.jp/person/poup/research/chi2000wshp/papers/orio.pdf

Electronic Music Interfaces - joe Paradiso, MIT Media Lab
http://web.media.mit.edu/~joep/ieee.html


online improvisation papers:

Texts on improvised and experimental music from Resonance magazine

Early Instruments


120 years of electronic instruments:

futurist machines,
The "Intonorumori" (1913), "Rumorarmonio" (1922)
& the "Enharmonic Piano" (1931)

Russalo; the art of noises: