music - open source - open compositions - consemble
exist pieces about which it is said that their form or structure is
Inspired by the concept of 'Open
Source', Chameleon Lectra is developing 'Open Compositions'
- projects in which sounds (and sometimes other elements)
are contributed by people external to the site in order
to build a music/sound art work. The word 'open' can be
applied here in at least two ways: one, as in the 'open
work' and two, as in 'open submission'.
The first of these, 'The
Sound of the Field', was launched on the 28th January
2007 and featured sounds contributed during 2006 by members
of the mail
Art group 'Field Study'
and other invited participants.
Consemble: Plymouth premiered
as part of the Distributed City strand of the Sonic Art's
Network's EXPO Plymouth 2007. This piece contains sounds
contributed by the Fine Art staff at the University of
July 14th 2007 saw the launch of a larger, ongoing sound
art/music project entitled 'Consemble'
in which you can take part - please email
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keeping you informed about these and future projects.