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=="Small Sounds Sketches" : Create a Performance for 5 Laptops (no additional amplification)==
 
=="Small Sounds Sketches" : Create a Performance for 5 Laptops (no additional amplification)==
  
* due: in class | Thursday, September 28th, 2006.
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* due: in class | Thursday, September 28th, 2006
* design and implement a live performance using 4 or 5 laptops
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* design a live performance using 4 or 5 laptops
* the only amplifications available will be the onboard laptop speakers.
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* the only audio amplifications available will be the onboard laptop speakers.
* pieces should be 2 to 5 minutes in duration
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* pieces should be 2 to 4 minutes in duration
  
==Issues to Consider==
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==Some Issues to Consider==
  
* what should the piece sound like, especially given the constraint of using only laptop speakers?
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* what sounds to employ, especially given the constraint of using only laptop speakers?
 
* how will be the piece be performed?  who/what will perform it?
 
* how will be the piece be performed?  who/what will perform it?
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* how will the piece engage the performers?  how will it engage the audience?
 
* will there be a conductor?  if so, how should the performance be conducted?
 
* will there be a conductor?  if so, how should the performance be conducted?
* what software(s), hardware (if any)will you use?
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* what software(s), hardware (if any) will you use?
  
 
==Deliverables==
 
==Deliverables==
  
 
* in class performance
 
* in class performance
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* instructions, if any, for human performers
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* instructions, if any, for human conductors
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* instructions, if any, for the laptop (programs, sound files)
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* program notes, if any
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* README file explaining your approach in creating the performance, what tools you used, any difficulties you encountered, and any additional notes.

Revision as of 03:36, 15 September 2006

"Small Sounds Sketches" : Create a Performance for 5 Laptops (no additional amplification)

  • due: in class | Thursday, September 28th, 2006
  • design a live performance using 4 or 5 laptops
  • the only audio amplifications available will be the onboard laptop speakers.
  • pieces should be 2 to 4 minutes in duration

Some Issues to Consider

  • what sounds to employ, especially given the constraint of using only laptop speakers?
  • how will be the piece be performed? who/what will perform it?
  • how will the piece engage the performers? how will it engage the audience?
  • will there be a conductor? if so, how should the performance be conducted?
  • what software(s), hardware (if any) will you use?

Deliverables

  • in class performance
  • instructions, if any, for human performers
  • instructions, if any, for human conductors
  • instructions, if any, for the laptop (programs, sound files)
  • program notes, if any
  • README file explaining your approach in creating the performance, what tools you used, any difficulties you encountered, and any additional notes.