Interactivity

Interactivity refers broadly to human-computer musical interaction, or human-human musical interaction that is mediated through a computer, or possibly a series of networked computers that are also interacting with each other. Often, an interactive performance, composition or improvisation will involve the creation or programming of software that will respond to pre-determined aspects of a live performance. The software will then determine other aspects of the music, either generating synthesised sound, or modifying in some way all or some of the 'live' sound.

The behaviour of the computer may be highly determined or indeterminate as defined by the musicians, and may be modified from performance to performance. The exact musical role of the computer may even be modified in real-time during the course of a performance.

Interactive music-making introduces and often utilises notions of virtual instrument, virtual performer, virtual composer, and even virtual listener.

Interactive music-making frequently blurs the conventional distinction between compositional and improvisational activity. Key issues in interactive music making are socialisation, collective authorship, geographical and temporal synchronicity/asynchronicity, and 'distributed activity'.

Interactivité

Ce terme désigne l'interaction musicale entre un musicien et un ordinateur, entre plusieurs musiciens à travers l'utilisation d'ordinateur ou entre des réseaux d'ordinateurs interagissant les uns sur les autres. Habituellement, une performance interactive, une composition ou une improvisation implique la création ou la programmation d'un logiciel qui prendra en charge en direct certains aspects prédéterminés de la performance. Le logiciel interviendra aussi sur d'autres aspects musicaux comme sur la synthèse du son ou la modification d'une partie ou de tous les sons produit en direct.

Le comportement de l'ordinateur peut être fortement déterminé ou indéterminé selon les besoins des musiciens et peut être modifié d'une performance à l'autre. Son rôle musical peut même être modifié durant la performance.

La musique interactive a développé les notions d'instrument virtuel, de musicien virtuel, de compositeur virtuel et aussi d'auditeur virtuel. La musique interactive brouille la distinction habituelle entre le compositeur et l'improvisateur. Les concepts clés de la musique interactive sont la socialisation, la notion d'auteur collectif, la synchronie et l'asynchronie temporelle et géographique ainsi que la distribution.

Interattività

Interactivity refers broadly to human-computer musical interaction, or human-human musical interaction that is mediated through a computer, or possibly a series of networked computers that are also interacting with each other. Often, an interactive performance, composition or improvisation will involve the creation or programming of software that will respond to pre-determined aspects of a live performance. The software will then determine other aspects of the music, either generating synthesised sound, or modifying in some way all or some of the 'live' sound.

The behaviour of the computer may be highly determined or indeterminate as defined by the musicians, and may be modified from performance to performance. The exact musical role of the computer may even be modified in real-time during the course of a performance.

Interactive music-making introduces and often utilises notions of virtual instrument, virtual performer, virtual composer, and even virtual listener.

Interactive music-making frequently blurs the conventional distinction between compositional and improvisational activity. Key issues in interactive music making are socialisation, collective authorship, geographical and temporal synchronicity/asynchronicity, and 'distributed activity'.

Interaktivität

Interactivity refers broadly to human-computer musical interaction, or human-human musical interaction that is mediated through a computer, or possibly a series of networked computers that are also interacting with each other. Often, an interactive performance, composition or improvisation will involve the creation or programming of software that will respond to pre-determined aspects of a live performance. The software will then determine other aspects of the music, either generating synthesised sound, or modifying in some way all or some of the 'live' sound.

The behaviour of the computer may be highly determined or indeterminate as defined by the musicians, and may be modified from performance to performance. The exact musical role of the computer may even be modified in real-time during the course of a performance.

Interactive music-making introduces and often utilises notions of virtual instrument, virtual performer, virtual composer, and even virtual listener.

Interactive music-making frequently blurs the conventional distinction between compositional and improvisational activity. Key issues in interactive music making are socialisation, collective authorship, geographical and temporal synchronicity/asynchronicity, and 'distributed activity'.

Interactividad

La interactividad se refiere, en un sentido amplio, a la interacción musical hombre-máquina, a la interacción musical hombre-hombre mediada por una computadora, o también a una serie de computadoras en red que estén interactuando entre ellas. Frecuentemente, una composición, interpretación o improvisación interactiva implicará la creación o programación de software que responda a aspectos predeterminados de una ejecución en vivo. El software determinará entonces otros aspectos de la música, ya sea generando sonido sintético, o modificando de alguna forma al sonido "en vivo", total o parcialmente.

El comportamiento de la computadora puede ser en gran parte determinado o indeterminado, según haya sido definido por los músicos, y puede ser modificado de ejecución a ejecución. El rol exacto de la computadora puede incluso ser modificado en tiempo real durante el transcurso de una interpretación.

La creación musical interactiva introduce y frecuentemente utiliza las nociones de instrumento virtual, intérprete virtual, compositor virtual, e incluso, la de oyente virtual.

La creación musical interactiva usualmente desdibuja las distinciones convencionales entre la actividad del compositor y la del improvisador. Puntos claves en la creación musical interactiva son: la socialización, la autoría colectiva, la sincronicidad/asincronicidad temporal y geográfica, y la "actividad distribuida".

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