Ian Rawes – Patterns and Meaning in Everyday Sound

Music Research Forum Ian Rawes (London Sound Survey) Patterns and Meaning in Everyday Sound Wednesday 27th November, 2-4pm, MT.G18 This talk examines how listeners have sought to construct pattern and meaning from everyday sounds, from early medieval texts to Internet-based sound maps. Along the way will be encountered a 17th-century prediction of an all-hearing surveillance state, the rise of sensory psychology…

Jon Pigott – Autonomous Materials and Systems in Electromechanical Sound Art

Music Research Forum Jon Pigott (UWIC/BSU) Autonomous Materials and Systems in Electromechanical Sound Art Wednesday 20th November, 2-4pm, MT.G18 A presentation on the progress of a practice based research project exploring electromechanical and kinetic sound art. Contexts of sound sculpture, kinetic art and experimental music making are explored with regard to the themes of autonomy,…

Tom Armstrong and Nicola Meecham – Interpretation and Collaboration in Morning Music and other Works

Music Research Forum Tom Armstrong (University of Surrey) and Nicola Meecham (RWCMD) Interpretation and Collaboration in Morning Music and other Works Wednesday 13th November, 2-4pm, MT.G33 [please note change of room] This talk takes Morning Music for solo piano, written for Nicola Meecham, as its point of departure in order to highlight and investigate some concerns of…