AHRC Online Conference

Classical Music Hyper Production and Practice As Research

How can performers contribute to the creative potential of recording classical music?

Reflecting on collaborative practice

Firstly, many thanks to Simon for inviting me to participate in this online conference, and thanks also to all the other participants for their stimulating blogs and comments. Last year, Simon and I have collaborated in recording a couple of examples from the classical piano repertoire (Mendelssohn's Song without words Op. 30 No. 6, titled 'Venetia...
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Learning to perform in the studio

I believe that all Classical music students should be better prepared for the recording studio. There is a fundamental misunderstanding in Classical music that musicians can simply take the performance of the concert hall and replicate it in the recording studio to produce a successful outcome.  Performing for a recording is completely di...
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The Aesthetics of Recording Classical Music

‚ÄčThanks all for your very interesting observations so far. I will comment to individual threads, but could I start the ball rolling here with the questions we will be discussing in the panel session on production on Saturday? I would really like to get the conversation started and see what the people who can't attend in person think about all this....
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a few reflections on recording, modernity and modernism

In seeking contributions, Simon asked that contributors should reflect on 'the sound-worlds used in recorded classical music and how these relate to ideas of modernity, authenticity, commerciality, pedagogy and the musical 'text' both in the traditional repertoire and in the composition and performance of new music'.Thinking about this in the light...
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Audiences

This is a post intended for the discussion unfolding in Musicology that overlaps issues in Performance and Production. With respect to recording, I think it's important to factor in the audience, not just the ways in which concepts of audio fidelity are constructed on the side of musicians, producers and audio engineers. My point is, however artifi...
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