Aesthetics of Computer Music: Changes in the Nature and Reception of Music'

November 7, 2017
University of Leeds

Lecture Theatre 1, School of Music, University of Leeds
12 Cavendish Rd, Leeds
Leeds LS2 9JT
United Kingdom

Sponsor(s):

  • Centre for Aesthetics and the School of Music at the University of Leeds

Organisers:

Caterina Moruzzi
The University of Nottingham

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Workshop: 'Aesthetics of Computer Music: Changes in the Nature and Reception of Music'

Date: 7th November 2017
Time: 12:00 - 17:30 Location: Lecture Room 2, School of Music, University of Leeds
Cost: Free

This workshop explores the impact that the latest developments in computer music have on how we receive and research music. The discussion will bring together many different perspectives - music research, psychology of music, philosophy, composition, performance - with the aims of collating the research that is being carried out on the topic and of considering how the various results intersect with each other.


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11:50 - 12:00     Welcome

12:00 - 12:50     Dr Luke Windsor, School of Music, University of Leeds, “The Illusion of Disembodiment: The Ghost in the Musical Machine”

12:50 - 13:40     Lunch

13:40 - 14:30     Prof. Andy Hamilton, Department of Philosophy, Durham University, “The Role of Computers in Music: A Humanistic Conception”

14:30 - 14:40     Break

14:40 - 15:30     Dr. Freya Bailes, School of Music, University of Leeds, “Psychological Interests in Computer Music Perception”

15:30 - 15:40     Break

15:40 - 16:30     Dr. Adam Stanovic, Department of Music, The University of Sheffield, “Computer Music: An Ideological Charge”

16:30 - 16:40     Break

16:40 - 17:30     Panel



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The event is co-sponsored by the Centre for Aesthetics and the School of Music at the University of Leeds.


Participation is free but please register your attention to attend sending an email to caterina.moruzzi@nottingham.ac.uk

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