Notes from the Podium of an Online Orchestra

Hargreaves, Jonathan (2017) Notes from the Podium of an Online Orchestra. Journal of Music, Technology and Education, 10 (2-3). pp. 277-287. ISSN 17527066

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Abstract / Summary

Online Orchestra placed significant demands on its conductor, with a role that included rehearsing and directing remote musicians over the Internet. This article presents a first-hand reflective account from the conductor of Online Orchestra, including details of trials, rehearsals and the final performance. Practical considerations such as conducting technique, visual framing and ensemble seating are considered, as are reflections on conducting in a latency-rich environment. This leads to the conclusion that many traditional approaches to conducting apply in telematic performance, and the suggestion that there is significant scope for musicians to learn and grow in ability when making music online.

Item Type: Article
Identification Number: 10.1386/jmte.10.2-3.277_1
Additional Information: Jonathan Hargreaves was the conductor of the Online Orchestra and employed on a self-employed basis by Falmouth University for this role.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Online Orchestra; telematic performance; conducting; rehearsing; latency; eye contact
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 10:57
Last Modified: 23 Feb 2018 14:57
URI: http://repository.falmouth.ac.uk/id/eprint/2798

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