MTI Symposium at Cultural Exchanges Festival

‘Extending analysis: emotion, brain, computation’

As part of the AHRC funded project ‘New Multimedia Tools for Electroacoustic Music Analysis’ directed by Simon Emmerson and Leigh Landy (MTI)

Wednesday 29th February 11am-1pm & 2-5pm
Clephan Building, Bonners Lane - Room 0.01
  • Keynote speakers: ‘Emotion, Cognition, Computation’ Gary Kendall (Queen’s University Belfast): “Meaning in Electroacoustic Music: Feeling, Emotion and the Aesthetic Experience” Michael Young (Goldsmiths, University of London): “Why now? Contingencies and Identities in Interactive and Generative Music” Simon Durrant (University of Lincoln): “Write it how you hear it: how neuroscience and psychology may help inform electroacoustic music analysis”
  • Also Leigh Landy, Simon Emmerson, Pierre Couprie (EAnalysis), Michael Gatt and OREMA contributors Ben Ramsay, Manuella Blackburn, Panos Amelides, Andrew Hill, Ambrose Seddon
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MTI Events feature in Cultural Exchanges Festival

Thursday March 1st, 2012 7pm
PACE Building, Studio 1, Richmond St., Leicester

Leigh Landy 60th Birthday Concert
With Jos Zwaanenburg (flute)

A series of three radio-based spatialised and very humorous works (French, English and German – with subtitles) are presented with two live works for flutes and recordings performed by virtuoso flautist, Jos Zwaanenburg in which musical sounds can be heard from Europe, Africa and Asia.

Oh là la radio (2007), To BBC or Not (2008), Radio-aktiv (2011)
Wolken Wind Schermen (Clouds Wind Screens 1976), Ceci n’est pas une flûte (1989-90), both revised 2011 – for flutes and electronics.

Friday March 2nd, 2012 7pm
PACE Building, Studio 1, Richmond St., Leicester

Light, Space and Shadow  - John Young 50th Birthday Concert
With Xenia Pestova (piano)

The programme includes three recent works: Smoke and Mirrors, a 16-channel immersive soundscape commissioned by Radio France in 2008, Are You Everybody? an audiovisual collaboration with photographer Lala Meredith-Vula and X for piano and electroacoustic sounds featuring Welsh- based pianist Xenia Pestova.

Presented by the composers.

Box Office - to book a place -
Tel.: 0116-250-6229