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ROUNDTABLE: Graphic Scores / Structured Improvisations

Germaine Liu, Nicholas Loess, Joe Sorbara, Jesse Stewart, Ellen Waterman

Published: 2009-09-09

VIDEO: Musicians involved in the performance of graphic scores and structured improvisations discuss their methods and practices, and the nature of their performances. TEXT: Biographies of the roundtable participants.

Available Files

  • Graphic_Scores_Structured_Improvisations_full.mp4

    338 MB | video/mp4

  • Graphic_Scores_Structured_Improvisations_bios.pdf

    82 KB | application/pdf


Listening itself, an improvisative act engaged in by everyone, announces a practice of active engagement with the world, where we sift, interpret, store and forget, in parallel with action and fundamentally articulated with it ("Mobilitas Animi" 113).

– George E. Lewis