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Digital Musicianship: Evaluation of the Digital Score Research from the North American Tour 2023 (2024)
Book Chapter
Moroz, S., & Vear, C. (2024). Digital Musicianship: Evaluation of the Digital Score Research from the North American Tour 2023. In K. A., P. R., M. I. C., P. J. B., G. S., O. M., …S. A (Eds.), GAPS2 - Global Arts and Psychology Seminar "Creativity in music and the arts": 14-16 September 2023 York, Graz, La Plata, & Melbourne: BOOK OF ABSTRACTS. University of Graz. https://doi.org/10.25364/554.2024.1

At the start of 2023, DigiScore visited the US and North America to evaluate higher education music students’ wants and needs from digital musicianship education through engagement with digital scores. This work is part of the DigiScore research proj... Read More about Digital Musicianship: Evaluation of the Digital Score Research from the North American Tour 2023.

Evaluation of digital musicianship in higher education through playing and creating digital scores (2024)
Conference Proceeding
Moroz, S., Vear, C., & Poltronieri, F. (2024). Evaluation of digital musicianship in higher education through playing and creating digital scores. In Tenor Zurich 2024 (18-28)

This paper presents an evaluation of digital musicianship with digital scores. Primary data was gathered during the DigiScore “Roadshow”of North American universities’ music departments in 2023 and an extended research workshop in Avellino, Italy, 20... Read More about Evaluation of digital musicianship in higher education through playing and creating digital scores.

Transforming Practice with Digital Scores: Developments and Challenges in a Transcontinental Residency (2024)
Journal Article
Robertson, J., Moroz, S., Hope, C., Vear, C., Sanadzadeh, I., Svoboda, H., & Sobek, C. (in press). Transforming Practice with Digital Scores: Developments and Challenges in a Transcontinental Residency. Tempo, 78(309),

This article examines how practice-based researchers in a transcontinental intensive residency transformed their practice and developed their skills through composing digital scores. Four researchers from an Australian university undertook an intensi... Read More about Transforming Practice with Digital Scores: Developments and Challenges in a Transcontinental Residency.

Diving Deep with Nautilus: An Analysis of Musicking with a Digital Score (2024)
Journal Article
Vear, C., & Moroz, S. (2024). Diving Deep with Nautilus: An Analysis of Musicking with a Digital Score. Journal of Creative Music Systems, 8(1), https://doi.org/10.5920/jcms.1261

In this article, we discuss the analytical findings from a qualitative investigation of musicking (Small, 1998) with a digital score. The main focus of this article is our methodology and the outline of our methods. The composition at the centre of t... Read More about Diving Deep with Nautilus: An Analysis of Musicking with a Digital Score.

Explainable AI for the Arts: XAIxArts (2023)
Conference Proceeding
Bryan-Kinns, N., Ford, C., Chamberlain, A., Benford, S. D., Kennedy, H., Li, Z., …Rezwana, J. (2023). Explainable AI for the Arts: XAIxArts. In C&C '23: Proceedings of the 15th Conference on Creativity and Cognition. https://doi.org/10.1145/3591196.3593517

This first workshop on explainable AI for the Arts (XAIxArts) brings together a community of researchers and creative practitioners in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Interaction Design, AI, explainable AI (XAI), and Digital Arts to explore the rol... Read More about Explainable AI for the Arts: XAIxArts.

Returns and Simulacra (2023)
Exhibition / Performance
Returns and Simulacra. 29 May 2023 - 3 June 2023. (Unpublished)

Returns and Simulacra combines sound and projections of video onto a screen with the performer’s body on stage. It uses mini bee accelerometers and touch-sensor attachments as an instrument called Piano Hands. Through this instrument, the pianist con... Read More about Returns and Simulacra.

An Gàrradh (2022)
Other
Macleod, D. (2022). An Gàrradh. [Electronic composition]. Uist

An electroacoustic geo-locative soundwalk mapped to Linaclate on the island of Benbecula, Scotland. Commissioned by Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Arts Centre North Uist, with funds from Event Scotland.

Carareretetatakakekerers (2021)
Other
Macleod, D. (2021). Carareretetatakakekerers. [Audio]

80-minute score and sound design for Normal Condition's contemporary dance work 'Carareretetatakakekerers', choreographed by Nicola Conibere. Premiere - 4 October 2021, Lilian Baylis Studio, Sadler's Wells, London. Supported using public funding from... Read More about Carareretetatakakekerers.

Sounding out the System: Multidisciplinary Web Science Platforms for Creative Sonification (2021)
Conference Proceeding
Emsley, I., & Chamberlain, A. (2021). Sounding out the System: Multidisciplinary Web Science Platforms for Creative Sonification. In WebSci '21 Companion: Companion Publication of the 13th ACM Web Science Conference 2021 (50-52). https://doi.org/10.1145/3462741.3466667

In this paper, we present our initial findings in using digital methods to consider the way that different devices can connect to the same object. We take a more experimental view of the ways in which network data might be used in compositions to hel... Read More about Sounding out the System: Multidisciplinary Web Science Platforms for Creative Sonification.

Annihilating Noise (2020)
Book
Hegarty, P. (2020). Annihilating Noise. New York: Bloomsbury Publishing

Noise has become a model of cultural and theoretical thinking over the last two decades. Following Hegarty's influential 2007 book, Noise/Music, Annihilating Noise discusses in 16 essays how noise offers a way of thinking critical resistance, disrupt... Read More about Annihilating Noise.

The Cries of London: On costers, pedlars, hawkers, fishwives, tinkers and barrow boys (2020)
Book Chapter
Macleod, D. (2020). The Cries of London: On costers, pedlars, hawkers, fishwives, tinkers and barrow boys. In The political voice (28-37). London: Theatrum Mundi

The history of London’s markets is a noisy one, where the ambient buzz of the crowd is overlaid with the musical Cries of the people who work there. In this chapter, Duncan MacLeod reflects on the sociological and sonic history of those cries, and dr... Read More about The Cries of London: On costers, pedlars, hawkers, fishwives, tinkers and barrow boys.

By the light of the moon.... (2020)
Other
Macleod, D. (2020). By the light of the moon.... [Score]. Nottingham, Lakeside Arts

By the light of the moon is the first in a series of short works for toy piano, piano and electronics that draw upon the poetry of Edward Lear. In this work, I start with the third verse of Lear’s famed poem, The Owl and the Pussy-cat, in which the c... Read More about By the light of the moon.....

Atomic Legacies (2020)
Other
Pestova, X. (2020). Atomic Legacies. Dublin

This full-length album features two substantial semi-improvised original compositions for the magnetic resonator piano (MRP), "Glowing Radioactive Elements" for solo MRP (2018) and "Atomic Legacies" for MRP and string quartet (2019). The Magnetic... Read More about Atomic Legacies.

The Cries of London (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Macleod, D. (2019, December). The Cries of London. Paper presented at Crafting a Sonic Urbanism: the Political Voice, Paris, France

Since the late 19th Century, public vocalizations in urban spaces have been on the wane, brought about in part through a combination of direct legislation and changes in commerce, most markedly the emergence of digital technology. Moreover, economic... Read More about The Cries of London.

'Too Darn Hot': Reimagining Kiss Me Kate For The Silver Screen (2019)
Book Chapter
Robbins, H. (2019). 'Too Darn Hot': Reimagining Kiss Me Kate For The Silver Screen. In The Oxford Handbook of Musical Theatre Screen Adaptations (273-292). New York: Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190469993.013.7

This chapter looks at sexuality in the movie Kiss Me Kate, and it is also viewed through the lens of race. Although the film seems on the surface to be a comparatively faithful adaptation of the stage musical, the chapter highlights that it betrays t... Read More about 'Too Darn Hot': Reimagining Kiss Me Kate For The Silver Screen.

The Metalization of a Dream : for open instrumentation and electronics (2019)
Other
Macleod, D. (2019). The Metalization of a Dream : for open instrumentation and electronics. The Lit & Phil, Newcastle, 23 Westgate Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1SE

The Metalization of a Dream is an open form sound-work responding to the dada and surrealist-inspired collages of Eduardo Paolozzi (1924-2005). A pioneer of pop art, Paolozzi’s practice drew inspiration from artists that utilise similar collage and c... Read More about The Metalization of a Dream : for open instrumentation and electronics.