Linking analysis and creation: an improvised study

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Conference publication

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Hill, M 2009, 'Linking analysis and creation: an improvised study', in A Sorensen (ed.), Improvise: Proceedings of Australasian Computer Music Conference, Brisbane, Qld., 2-4 July, Australian Computer Music Association, Monash, Vic., pp. 38-45.

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This paper discusses the application of a compositional process linked to the analysis of specific improvised musical works incorporating new technological elements. A parametric analysis template is utilized to examine nine works and insights from the analyses are applied to the creation of an improvised study. The paper draws from doctoral research where an analysis/creation model was developed and applied across a range of musical genres including electronic, electronic dance music, improvised and rock.