Composition as devised collaboration

Clancy, Seán and Ingamells, Andy (2020) Composition as devised collaboration. Research Catalogue.

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Abstract

The aim of this research was to explore devised collaboration between Seán Clancy and Andy Ingamells as a compositional process through the creation of two works that use collaborative creative strategies in different ways:

1. in This is About, by devising all material through the act of doing, considering all material in a given process to be collaborative.

2. in Antonio Guillem, by collaboratively constructing and performing a piece remotely over the internet, intended as a creative response to the pandemic by exploring technology in a novel way.

This exposition provides contextual information to support the two creative outcomes.

Both works borrow aspects from other areas of Clancy's practice research, such as intervention and translation (available here). Both were devised through discussion, creating material by moving back and forth between doing and reflecting. We explored the collaborative process through a kind of visual musique concrète arising from the images of performance situations. In both works the compositional process was scrutinised, reviewed by funding bodies and festival directors, and disseminated internationally by BBC Radio 3, Twitch and YouTube.

Item Type: Other
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.22501/rc.1031153
Date: 18 December 2020
Subjects: W300 Music
Divisions: Faculty of Arts, Design and Media > Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
Depositing User: Andrew Ingamells
Date Deposited: 11 Feb 2021 10:14
Last Modified: 11 Feb 2021 10:14
URI: http://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/10904

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