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Surveying Digital Musical Instrument Use Across Diverse Communities of Practice

Gestural Control of Augmented Instrumental Performance: A Case Study of the Concert Harp

We present a gestural control system to augment harp performance with real-time control of computer-based audio affects and processing. While the lightweight system was designed for use alongside any instrument, our choice of the concert harp …

Stability, Reliability, Compatibility: Reviewing 40 Years of DMI Design

Despite the proliferation of new digital musical instruments (DMIs) coming from a diverse community of designers, researchers and creative practitioners, many of these instruments experience short life cycles and see little actual use in performance. …

Noisebox : Design and Prototype of a New Digital Musical Instrument

This paper documents the initial prototyping of a new digital musical instrument. Specifically, it focuses on design of the interface, and contextualizes the project through some of the existing research in the field of gestural control of new …