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Instrument Design and Mimetic Theory

WIGHAM, Philip and BOEHM, Carola (2017) Instrument Design and Mimetic Theory. Scottish Music Review, 5. ISSN 1755-4934

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This paper will explore mimetic principles relevant for music performance and instrument design. It will describe elements important for understanding basic interaction between visual, sounding and gestural aspects of experiencing instrument performance and illustrate how music controllers may be enhanced through devising specific design concepts based on mimetic theory.
Example instruments designed according to these principles will be presented, specifically the BazerBow and its various prototypes.

Item Type: Article
Faculty: School of Creative Arts and Engineering > Humanities and Performing Arts
Depositing User: Carola BOEHM
Date Deposited: 02 Oct 2018 09:03
Last Modified: 02 Oct 2018 09:03
URI: http://eprints.staffs.ac.uk/id/eprint/4781

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