Tripping on Wires: The Wireless Body: Who is Improvising?

Critical Studies in Improvisation

"We are in the transhuman age," declares composer Pauline Oliveros, referring to the extension of human capabilities through technology. Oliveros tells how her own early improvisations with tape recording and editing anticipated many current creative uses of sound technology, and asks how further advances will bring new tools to experiment with and new realms to explore.

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composed music, compositions, computers, disembodied music, female composers, group improvisation, improvisation, Interactive software, posthuman, recorded music, singularity, tape recording, technology, transhuman, women composers