HELO: The laptop ensemble as an incubator for individual laptop performance practices

Scott Hewitt, Pierre Alexandre Tremblay, Samuel Freeman, Graham Booth

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Abstract

In this paper we seek to outline the methodology and philosophy of the Huddersfield Experimental Laptop Orchestra (HELO). Placing the ensemb le in context of similar work, we discuss the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) laptop instrument design paradigm, and the incubatory benefits that arise from participant-centered approach to ensem le rehearsal and performance.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Computer Music Conference, ICMC 2010
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherInternational Computer Music Association
Pages304-307
Number of pages4
Volume2010
ISBN (Electronic)0971319286
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2010
EventInternational Computer Music Conference - Stony Brooke University , New York, United States
Duration: 1 Jun 20105 Jun 2010

Conference

ConferenceInternational Computer Music Conference
Abbreviated titleICMC 2010
CountryUnited States
CityNew York
Period1/06/105/06/10

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    Hewitt, S., Tremblay, P. A., Freeman, S., & Booth, G. (2010). HELO: The laptop ensemble as an incubator for individual laptop performance practices. In International Computer Music Conference, ICMC 2010 (Vol. 2010, pp. 304-307). International Computer Music Association. http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/7397/