Online Orchestra - Connecting Remote Communities through Music

Rofe, Michael and Murray, Samuel and Parker, Will (2017) Online Orchestra - Connecting Remote Communities through Music. Journal of Music, Technology and Education, 10 (2-3). pp. 147-166. ISSN 17527066

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Abstract / Summary

Online Orchestra is a telematic performance project, aimed at enabling young and amateur musicians in geographically remote locations to make music together over the Internet. This article describes the contexts out of which the project emerged, including an overview of the benefits of ensemble performance, and a survey of precedent telematic performance projects. It goes on to describe how the starting premises of Online Orchestra respond to these contexts and ends with a summary of Online Orchestra’s approach, and its key findings. The article describes in particular how many recent telematic performance projects rely on specialist networks and equipment, and that alternative design solutions are necessary, and possible, in order to reach young and amateur musicians in their own remote locations.

Item Type: Article
Identification Number: 10.1386/jmte.10.2-3.147_1
Uncontrolled Keywords: Online Orchestra; telematic performance; remote locations; community; ensemble; latency
ISSN: 17527066
Subjects: Communication > Media > Digital Media
Education
Music > Musical Performance
Courses by Department: Academy of Music & Theatre Arts > Music
Depositing User: Michael Rofe
Date Deposited: 23 Jan 2018 09:19
Last Modified: 23 Jan 2018 12:38
URI: http://repository.falmouth.ac.uk/id/eprint/2791

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