Mobile Phone Orchestra/NIME2008

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== Brief program note (250 words max) for inclusion in concert program / proceedings ==
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The Mobile Phone Orchestra of CCRMA (MoPhO) presents an experimental ensemble suite featuring music performed on mobile phones. Far beyond ring-tones, these interactive musical works take advantage of the unique technological capabilities of today's hardware, turning phone keypads, built-in accelerometers, and built-in microphones into powerful and yet mobile chamber meta-instruments.
== Artist biographies ==
== Artist biographies ==

Revision as of 11:48, 31 January 2008

Contents

Title of the work

MoPhO: Mobile Phone Orchestra Suite (MoPhOrCC)

Name (composer(s)/artist(s)/performer(s))

  • MoPhO directors: Ge Wang, Georg Essl, Henri Penttinen
  • composers: Ge Wang, Georg Essl, Jeff Cooper, Henri Penttinen

Institution or company

institution: CCRMA, with support from Deutsche Telekom and Nokia

Address

660 Lomita Dr. Stanford, CA 94305

Email (one e-mail contact per submission)

ge@ccrma.stanford.edu

Year of composition

2008

Duration of performance

16' - 20'

Instrumentation

12 mobile phones (no external amplification)

Narrative description of the work

The Mobile Phone Orchestra is a new repetoire-based ensemble using mobile phones as the primary musical instrument. The MoPhO Suite contains a selection of recent compositions that highlights different aspects of what it means to compose for and perform with such an instrument in an ensemble setting.

Brief program note (250 words max) for inclusion in concert program / proceedings

The Mobile Phone Orchestra of CCRMA (MoPhO) presents an experimental ensemble suite featuring music performed on mobile phones. Far beyond ring-tones, these interactive musical works take advantage of the unique technological capabilities of today's hardware, turning phone keypads, built-in accelerometers, and built-in microphones into powerful and yet mobile chamber meta-instruments.

Artist biographies

Set-up and rehearsal time required

Detailed technical requirements (sound, light, stage area, etc.)

Document of the technical set up (plans, drawing, sketch)

Images showing the work

Links to additional audio-visual documentation

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