2014, Gina Emerson

The term ‘experimental’ appears frequently in new music discourse but is rarely clearly defined. Applied to the practice of designing contemporary musical instruments, experimentalism can be seen to manifest itself in two central ways:
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Points of view on contemporary instruments

2014, Till Bovermann

What are important factors of musical instruments? By taking the extreme positions of spectators as well as professionals of related disciplines, a variety of (contradicting) aspects emerge. This list is not meant to be complete, but rather serves as a starting point to which other aspects might be added over time: Continue reading