Dynamics of Constraints

Essays on Notation, Editing and Performance

Paulo de Assis, Mieko Kanno, and Juan Parra Cancino

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Monograph - paperback

The three essays of Dynamics of Constraints express some fundamental issues addressed by ORCiM’s research group ‘the musician’s relation to notation’. Paulo de Assis argues that critical editions should generate critical users, advocating for a new kind of editor and performer; Mieko Kanno’s contribution reflects the rapid expansion of the use of electronics in contemporary music, stating that every new work creates an original compositional environment, where the performer’s movement-sound co-ordination is given a new significance, while Juan Parra Cancino points towards a kind of composition, where both the performing and the listening experience don’t aim to achieve a 'final' version of the piece – an entity that might ever manifest.

Format: Monograph - paperback

Size: 240 × 170 × 5 mm

48 pages

ISBN: 9789490389024

Publication: September 01, 2009

Series: Orpheus Research Centre in Music 3

Languages: English

Stock item number: 56724

Juan Parra Cancino is research fellow at Orpheus Research Centre in Music [ORCiM], Ghent.
Mieko Kanno is senior researcher at Orpheus Research Centre in Music [ORCiM], Ghent, head of Performance at the Department of Music, Durham University, U.K. and director of Durham University's Research Centre for Contemporary Music (CCM), U.K.
Paulo de Assis, PhD in Music Analysis, is a musician (pianist and experimental performer), author, and artist researcher, and Senior Research Fellow at the Orpheus Institute.