Confessions of a live coder

Magnusson, Thor (2011) Confessions of a live coder. International Computer Music Conference, University of Huddersfield, UK, 31 July - 5 August 2011. Published in: Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference 2011. 609-616. Michigan Publishing ISSN 2223-3881

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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: Conference Proceedings
Schools and Departments: School of Media, Film and Music > Music
Subjects: M Music. Literature on music. Musical instruction and study
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Depositing User: Thor Magnusson
Date Deposited: 01 Nov 2013 10:42
Last Modified: 05 Jun 2017 13:00

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