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Towards a Theory of Tele-Improvisatory Collaboration

  • Roger MillsEmail author
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Abstract

This chapter describes how the findings of this research contribute new practitioner knowledge to theories of tele-collaborative music making, and the implications for a broader theory of intercultural tele-improvisation. Specifically, it considers how culture and ritual are embedded in the creative and cognitive components of intercultural tele-collaboration. For example, how ritualised patterns of behavior are expressed in online musical sound, and the ways in which this shapes experiential, and aesthetic relationships of networked music making. A typology of experience detailing the perceptual, sensory and cognitive characteristics of the intercultural tele-improvisatory interaction is then proposed. The chapter also considers the role of emotional experiences and anxiety on collaborative creativity in distributed performance contexts. It begins with an examination of historical theories of networked music and sound to situate the contribution that this research makes towards a theory of intercultural tele-improvisatory collaboration.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Technology SydneySydneyAustralia

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