Swansea Laptop Orchestra: Composing for Laptops

Kirby, Jenn and Kilshaw, Simon. 2016. 'Swansea Laptop Orchestra: Composing for Laptops'. In: BEAST FEaST 2017. Birmingham, United Kingdom 28 - 29 April 2017. [Conference or Workshop Item]

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Abstract or Description

Swansea Laptop Orchestra discuss how they communicate in code, with their eyes and ears, and how they express musical ideas through laptops, controllers and physical movement. They discuss what it means to compose for a laptop, the stages involved and how to create an audio-visual connection between audience and performer.

Item Type:

Conference or Workshop Item (Talk)

Departments, Centres and Research Units:

Music > Unit for Sound Practice Research


29 April 2017Completed
12 October 2016Accepted

Event Location:

Birmingham, United Kingdom

Date range:

28 - 29 April 2017

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Date Deposited:

04 Jan 2023 13:53

Last Modified:

15 Apr 2024 18:10



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