Gesture

The term gesture has been used widely but inconsistently in describing music, largely in terms of analogies and metaphors of human physicality and rhetoric.

The term is useful in electroacoustic music studies, where it also receives wide, and precise, usage in the areas of Interactivity and Spectromorphology.

Much research in the field of Interactivity and the construction of new musical instruments and interfaces is concerned with the detection and translation of physical movement. The terms gesture mapping and gesture capture are apropos in this context.

Denis Smalley has written extensively on the concept of the pairing of Gesture and Texture as structuring principles in electroacoustic composition and analysis.

Gesture is concerned with action directed away from a previous goal or towards a new goal; it is concerned with the application of energy and its consequences; it is synonymous with intervention, growth and progress, and is married to causality. (Source - Denis Smalley (1986). Spectro-morphology and Structuring Processes, in Simon Emmerson, ed. The Language of Electroacoustic Music. Basingstoke: Macmillan.)

Geste

Le terme geste s'est largement répandu en musique mais sans définition très précise pour la décrire sous la forme d'analogies et de métaphores de la rhétorique ou du mouvement physique humain.

Il est très utilisé dans l'étude de la musique électroacoustique lorsqu'elle touche de près ou de loin à l'usage de l'interactivité ou de la spectromorphologie.

En effet, de nombreuses recherches dans le domaine de l'interactivité ou de la construction de nouveaux instruments et de nouvelles interfaces sont fondées sur la détection et la translation du mouvement physique. Les termes de mappage de geste (gesture mapping) et capture de geste (gesture capture) sont alors utilisés.

De plus, Denis Smalley a produit de nombreux écrits sur le concept de geste/texture comme principe structurant de la musique électroacoustique et de l'analyse.

Le terme geste désigne une action à partir d'une précédente position ou vers une prochaine position et implique l'utilisation de l'énergie et de ses conséquences. De plus, il est synonyme de : intervention, croissance et progrès, et est associé à la notion de causalité. (Source - Denis Smalley (1986). "Spectro-morphology and Structuring Processes", in Simon Emmerson, ed. The Language of Electroacoustic Music. Basingstoke: Macmillan.)

Gesto

Il termine viene molto utilizzato in musica sebbene non sia definito adeguatamente, e viene usato in termini di analogie e metafore con la retorica e il movimento del corpo umano. Esso risulta utile nello studio della musica elettroacustica in particolare nel campo dell'interattività e della spettromorfologia. Molta ricerca nel campo dell'interatività e della costruzione di nuovi strumenti e interfacce musicali, riguarda la captazione e la traduzione del movimento fisico. Vengono tilizzati in questi casi i termini di mappatura del gesto (gesture mapping) e di captazione del gesto (gesture capture). Denis Smalley ha trattato estensivamente il binomio Geste/Texture, come principi strutturanti della composizione elettroacustica e dell'analisi.

Il termine Gesto designa un'azione a partire da una posizione precedente o verso una posizione successiva, e implica l'utilizzo dell'energia e delle sue conseguenze. È sinonimo di: intervento, crescita e progresso, ed è associato al concetto di causalità. (Fonte – Denis Smalley (1986). Spectro-morphology and Structuring Processes, in Simon Emmerson, ed. The Language of Electroacoustic Music. Basingstoke: Macmillan.).

Gestik

The term gesture has been used widely but inconsistently in describing music, largely in terms of analogies and metaphors of human physicality and rhetoric.

The term is useful in electroacoustic music studies, where it also receives wide, and precise, usage in the areas of Interactivity and Spectromorphology.

Much research in the field of Interactivity and the construction of new musical instruments and interfaces is concerned with the detection and translation of physical movement. The terms gesture mapping and gesture capture are apropos in this context.

Denis Smalley has written extensively on the concept of the pairing of Gesture and Texture as structuring principles in electroacoustic composition and analysis.

Gesture is concerned with action directed away from a previous goal or towards a new goal; it is concerned with the application of energy and its consequences; it is synonymous with intervention, growth and progress, and is married to causality. (Source - Denis Smalley (1986). Spectro-morphology and Structuring Processes, in Simon Emmerson, ed. The Language of Electroacoustic Music. Basingstoke: Macmillan.)

Gesto

El término gesto ha sido amplia pero inconsistentemente utilizado en música para referirse a analogías y metáforas sobre la corporeidad y la retórica humana.

El término es útil en los estudios de música electroacústica, donde también recibe un amplio y preciso uso en las áreas de Interactividad y Espectromorfología.

Mucha de la investigación en el campo de la Interactividad y la construcción de nuevos instrumentos musicales e interfaces se ocupa de la detección y traducción del movimiento físico. Los términos mapeo de gestos (gesture mapping) y captura de gestos (gesture capture) son apropiados para este contexto.

Denis Smalley ha escrito extensamente sobre la pareja de términos Gesto y Textura como principios estructuradores en el análisis y la composición electroacústica.

El gesto se ocupa de la acción de retirarse de un objetivo previo o de dirigirse a uno nuevo; se ocupa de la aplicación de energía y sus consecuencias; es sinónimo de intervención, crecimiento y progreso, y está fuertemente vinculado a la causalidad.

(Fuente: Denis Smalley (1986). Spectro-morphology and Structuring Processes, en Simon Emmerson, editor. The Language of Electroacoustic Music. Basingstoke: Macmillan)

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