AHRC Online Conference

Classical Music Hyper Production and Practice As Research

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

Starting off

First, allow me to thank Simon for inviting me to participate in these virtual discussions. I'm glad that he presented this particular issue as a cultural question. It is indeed that. But it goes beyond the question of how classical musicians feel about recording. I frequently tell my students that classical music and jazz are two genres in which t...
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Some initial thoughts... on performance

Classical performers often characterize recording as a less enjoyable or rewarding activity than live performance. Indeed, it is often talked about as something that is done to them rather than something they do. Popular musicians, on the other hand, often take a more proactive and positive approach; seeing recording as an opportunity for creative...
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