By Alexander Refsum Jensenius, Michael J. Lyons

What is a musical software? What are the musical tools of the longer term? This anthology offers thirty papers chosen from the fifteen 12 months lengthy heritage of the foreign convention on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME). NIME is a number one track know-how convention, and a huge venue for researchers and artists to give and talk about their explorations of musical tools and technologies.

Each of the papers is by means of commentaries written by means of the unique authors and by way of prime specialists. the amount covers vital advancements within the box, together with the earliest studies of tools just like the reacTable, Overtone Violin, Pebblebox, and Plank. There also are various papers providing new improvement structures and applied sciences, in addition to serious reflections, theoretical analyses and creative experiences.

The anthology is meant for beginners who are looking to get an outline of modern advances in song know-how. The ancient strains, meta-discussions and reflections can also be of curiosity for longtime NIME members. The e-book hence serves either as a survey of influential earlier paintings and as a kick off point for brand spanking new and fascinating destiny developments.

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