2005: The Overtone Violin

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The pursuit of novel interfaces for new music performance is a very interesting
angle from which to approach the design of a musical instrument, but without the
proper perspective the result can be hard to differentiate between a musically useful
device and a simple gadget. There is of course the typical industry approach of
building electronic instruments in the likeness of an existing (acoustic) instrument,
and while this can be useful, such imitation lacks the creative effort that can lead to
new innovations. However, ignoring the background and not building on an existing
tradition can be hazardous as well, as it can either be too far ahead of its time or end
up being merely a gimmick. Although the evolution of most acoustic instruments has
stagnated, there are recent examples of hybrid instruments (Bongers 1994; Burtner
1994; Machover 1992) that augment traditional instruments with additional gestural
capabilities. The Overtone Violin fits into this category.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TitelA NIME Reader : Fifteen Years of New Interfaces for Musical Expression
RedaktørerAlexander Refsum Jensenius, Michael J. Lyons
Antal sider11
Udgivelses stedCham, Switzerland
ForlagSpringer
Publikationsdato7 mar. 2017
Sider223-234
Kapitel15
ISBN (Trykt)978-3-319-47213-3
ISBN (Elektronisk)978-3-319-47214-0
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 7 mar. 2017
NavnCurrent Research in Systematic Musicology
Vol/bind3
ISSN2196-6966

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Overholt, D. (2017). 2005: The Overtone Violin. I A. R. Jensenius, & M. J. Lyons (red.), A NIME Reader: Fifteen Years of New Interfaces for Musical Expression (s. 223-234). Cham, Switzerland: Springer. Current Research in Systematic Musicology, Bind. 3 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-47214-0_15
Overholt, Daniel. / 2005 : The Overtone Violin. A NIME Reader: Fifteen Years of New Interfaces for Musical Expression. red. / Alexander Refsum Jensenius ; Michael J. Lyons. Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2017. s. 223-234 (Current Research in Systematic Musicology, Bind 3).
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