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Piece for Tape

Waite, Simon (2017) Piece for Tape. [Composition]

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‘Piece for Tape’ is a live performance featuring guitar, vocal and interactive audio-visual system. The system functions as a collaborator in composition and performance. It can be thought of as augmenting both the songwriting process (through the inclusion of software building and use of visuals) and the performance of the finished piece (through additional channels of communication with the audience).

At the heart of both the system and the composition is the metaphor of the tape. This both reveals the workings of the system and enforces the compositional theme of memory and nostalgia, providing a point of shared understanding between performer/composer and audience from which more complex processes unfold.

Item Type: Composition
Faculty: School of Computing and Digital Technologies > Film, Media and Journalism
Depositing User: Si WAITE
Date Deposited: 31 May 2017 13:05
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2023 03:48
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