YuMi conducts Lucca Philharmonic Orchestra in 2017
Ambiguity is typical for interactive environments (e.g. Lippe 2002)
One of the topics raised early on in the workshop in Stockholm was the notion of KA as a composition rather than a co-improviser, or an instrument.
Interpreting the attitude of the performer of a composed instrument with the help of categories from the traditional way music is created leads to various metaphors such as that of playing a musical instrument, conducting an orchestra, playing together (ensemble) with a machine, acting as a one-man band.
(Schnell & Battier 2002)
KA is often talked about as
A consequence of the nature of musical practice as embodied and founded in awareness and communication?
The hardest–or easiest–is to get the machine to not listen.
The idea becomes a machine that makes the art. This kind of art is not theoretical or illustrative of theories; it is intuitive, it is involved with all types of mental processes and it is purposeless. (LeWitt 1967)
If you play with humans you have an idea of their aesthetics so that part is kind of integrated, on beforehand. So maybe there is always some kind of quick preparation, or plan in order to feed into the total?
Sidsel Endresen Lab #5, part 2, 19 February, 2019.
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