Live Listening

How do I listen, and what do I listen for? This paper discusses decision-making when improvising in sound based music.1.2 In essence, I discuss listening from a phenomenological point of view, and a basic tenet is intentionality as Brentano defines it: a mental state directed towards an object. Theories by Merleau-Ponty and Pierre Schaeffer are important here; in particular the latter's well-known concepts sonic objects and reduced


... music.1.2
Such as electroacoustic music and free improvisation.

adrian 2015-06-03