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Soundwalking and Improvisation

Andra McCartney

Published: 2010-08-30

TEXT: The author describes and reflects upon her soundwalking practices and techniques, and presents several examples of recordings she has generated using these processes. AUDIO: Two samples of soundwalk recordings.

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So one of the things that improvisation has come to mean in the context of highly technological performance is that improvisation is the last claim to the legitimate presence of a human in the performance of music.

– Bob Ostertag