Sonic Gestures Applied to a Percussive Dialogue in TanGram Using Wii Remotes

  • Carlos D. Perales
  • Cristina Portalés
  • Francisco Sanmartín
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5709)


TanGram, is an original music score composed by Carlos D. Perales for Percussion Quartet and Nintendo Wii Remotes used as a wireless interface for Live Electronics. This paper examines how this composition explores exiting research in interaction and communication between instruments and digital sound processing discourse to produce a unique music mixed-media score, to explore the sonic possibilities of a multi-timbrical instrument with the integration of the visual gestures of an accessible device using processes of real-time gestural mimesis.


Music Electroacoustic Live Electronics Percussion 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carlos D. Perales
    • 1
  • Cristina Portalés
    • 1
  • Francisco Sanmartín
    • 1
  1. 1.Universidad Politécnica de ValenciaValenciaSpain

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