Designing a System for Online Orchestra - Peripheral Equipment

Prior, David and Reeder, Philip and Rofe, Michael and Biscoe, Ian and Murray, Samuel (2017) Designing a System for Online Orchestra - Peripheral Equipment. Journal of Music, Technology and Education, 10 (2-3). pp. 197-212. 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 reports the processes by which the audio and video peripheral equipment used for Online Orchestra was chosen and how the system was designed and used. Starting with an overview of guiding design principles, a description of methods for choosing, integrating and configuring audio and video hardware is presented. Following the development of the project from initial workgroups to the pilot performance of Online Orchestra, this article compares the ‘ideal’ test scenarios of workgroups with the reality of deploying the technology in a performance context and concludes with an account of using the system on site.

Item Type: Article
Identification Number: 10.1386/jmte.10.2-3.197_1
Uncontrolled Keywords: Online Orchestra; microphones; speakers; cameras; screens; echo
ISSN: 17527066
Subjects: Communication > Media > Digital Media
Music > Musical Performance
Courses by Department: Academy of Music & Theatre Arts > Music
Depositing User: Michael Rofe
Date Deposited: 23 Jan 2018 10:28
Last Modified: 23 Feb 2018 15:02


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