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RAE 2008

music and technology

Music and Technology Research Group

TUNINGS AND NEW INSTRUMENTS
A Symposium for Composers, Performers, Instrument Designers and Acousticians.
10.00 to 5.00 on Monday 5 March 2007.

The Music and Technology Research Group of London Metropolitan University is pleased to invite all who are interested in new directions in music to an informal symposium.

Place: London Metropolitan University: Rooms 101 and 102, 41 Commercial Road, London E1 1LA (5 minutes walk from Aldgate East Underground Station).

The Symposium is open to the public and is free of charge, but registration in advance is strongly preferred: please notify Lewis Jones l.jones@londonmet.ac.uk to whom any enquiries may also be sent.

PROGRAMME

10.00 Registration, Coffee and Welcome

10.30 Wim Hoogewerf (guitar): The Guitar in Sixteenth-tone Tuning

11.30 Jose Antonio Martin Salinas and Lee Ferguson (percussion): The 96-tone Equal Temperament Conic Bellophone and Piccolo Bellophone

12.30 LUNCH HOUR

1.30 Aaron Andrew Hunt (Eastern Illinois University, Charleston): H-Pi Instruments:
The Tuning Box microtonal MIDI keyboard converter
The Tonal Plexus microtonal keyboard synthesizer
MegaScore microtonal notation and sequencing software

2.30 Jacob Barton: The Udderbot: a New Slide Woodwind

3.30 Donald Bousted and Steve Altoft (trumpet): The Microtonal Trumpet

4.30 Concluding discussion.

This event follows and complements the UK MICROFEST 2, 2-4 March, at Riverhouse, Manor Road, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey KT12 2PF. For details please see the website www.microtonalprojects.co.uk where a the full pdf programme is available.



 


 
 
 
 
 
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