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Beyond the piano: the super instrument. Widening the instrumental capacities in the context of the piano music of the 21st century

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Thanks to the development of new technology, musical instruments are no more tied to their existing acoustic or technical limitations as almost all parameters can be augmented or modified in real time. An increasing number of composers, performers, and computer programmers have thus become interested in different ways of "supersizing" acoustic instruments in order to open up previously-unheard instrumental sounds. This leads us to the question of what constitutes a super instrument and wha...

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University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
Music Faculty
Oxford college:
Lincoln College
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Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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English
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2015-07-28

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