TUNINGS AND NEW INSTRUMENTS: a Symposium for Composers, Performers,
Instrument Designers and Acousticians; Monday 5 March 2007
The Music and Technology Research Group of London Metropolitan
University is pleased to invite all who are interested in new directions
in music to an informal symposium.
Time: 10.00 to 5.00 on Monday 5 March 2007.
Place: London Metropolitan University: Rooms 101 and 102, 41 Commercial
Road, London E1 1LA (5 minutes walk from Aldgate East Underground
The Symposium is open to the public and is free of charge, but
registration in advance is strongly preferred: please notify Lewis Jones
<[log in to unmask]>, to whom any enquiries may also be sent.
10.00 Registration, Coffee and Welcome
10.30 Wim Hoogewerf (guitar): The Guitar in Sixteenth-tone Tuning
11.30 Jose Antonio Martin Salinas (London Metropolitan University) and
Lee Ferguson (percussion): The 96-tone Equal Temperament Conic
Bellophone and Piccolo Bellophone
12.30 LUNCH HOUR
1.30 Aaron Andrew Hunt (Eastern Illinois University, Charleston): H-Pi
The Tuning Box microtonal MIDI keyboard converter
The Tonal Plexus microtonal keyboard synthesizer
MegaScore microtonal notation and sequencing software
2.30 Jacob Barton (Houston): The Udderbot: a New Slide Woodwind
3.30 Donald Bousted and Steve Altoft (trumpet): The Microtonal Trumpet
4.30 Concluding discussion.
This event follows and complements the UK MICROFEST 2, 2-4 March, at
Riverhouse, Manor Road, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey KT12 2PF. For details
please see the website (www.microtonalprojects.co.uk), where a the full
pdf programme is available.
London Metropolitan University