Structural and expressive functions of flexible treatment of musical time, in the performance of 19th century music
This research will focus on the relationship between the musical structure and musical time in the performance of 19th century music.
Although the space for creativity in regard to performance in improvised music is generally assumed to be greater than e.g. in classical music, I would argue it is restricted in many ways. The aim of this research proposal is to examine some major restrictions and to explore possibilities to overcome them.
This dissertation explores sound, its image and its role in relating humans and our technologies to the environment.
This artistic research is situated at the intersection of three domains: the marimba, the West African balafon and the embodied experience of a performer.