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Music, Space and Theatre: Site-specific approaches to multichannel spatialisation

  • Ewan Stefani (a1) and Karen Lauke (a2)

Approaches to the multichannel spatialisation of electroacoustic music are described here with reference to musical case studies which focus upon the expressive functions of space and the theatricality of sound diffusion in an acousmatic context. A site-specific approach to spatialisation is proposed to enhance theatrical aspects of musical performance. Case studies include proposals for novel layouts of the diffusion system within the performance space and compositional techniques that are designed to re-evaluate our understanding of individual listening spaces.

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Organised Sound
  • ISSN: 1355-7718
  • EISSN: 1469-8153
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