Unthinking Things

‘Unthinking Things’ is a cross-domain, algorithmic, generative and dynamic composition/performance based around concepts investigated by Bishop George Berkeley in ‘A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge’, written in 1710. The treatise investigates the nature ...

Homenaje a Cervantes

http://rhoadley.net/comp/homage/

Edge Violation

clarinet(s), computers, and projections, 2016 music and programming richard hoadley, clarinets ian mitchell, text phil terry Performance/workshop: The Boiler House, London Metropolitan, Thursday October 15th 2015 NB This performance/workshop was cancelled. first performance at Hoadley, ...

Choreograms

Choreograms (2015-6) automatic music for dancers, musicians, computer and live score projection music and programming by Richard Hoadley; text by Phil Terry; choreography by Jane Turner (2015-6, in progress) Choreograms, a music-text-dance piece Music and ...

Semaphore

Listen to Semaphore Watch Semaphore Semaphore (2014-15) works between dance, music and text. It is a collaboration between the choreographer Jane Turner, the poet and writer Philip Terry and the musician, composer and technologist Richard ...

Semaphore (Cardiff, 9th July 2015)

Images of our Semaphore performance at Cardiff M.A.D.E. Gallery, courtesy of Sarah Vaughan-Jones

How To Play the Piano (from Piano Glyphs)

How to Play the Piano is a version of a passage originally from the dance-music-text piece 'Semaphore' by Richard Hoadley (music and programming), Jane Turner (choreography) and Philip Terry (poetry) (http://rhoadley.net/semaphore). It uses a live audio analysis of the reading of an original piece of poetry to generate audio and, in 88 Notes, live notation to be played simultaneously by a pianist. In the first part of the piece, the poem is algorithmically remodelled textually, graphically and aurally and orally.

December Variations

December Variations are automatically generated and notated variations for piano on the score December 1952 by Earle Brown.

December Mobile

December Mobile http://rhoadley.net/comp/december_mobile/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z0PRihC4Eps December Variations are automatically generated and notated variations for piano on the score December 1952 by Earle Brown. In a paper published in 2008 ‘On December 1952’ Brown says: “In my ...

Quantum Canticorum

Quantum Canticorum is an Interdisciplinary performance in which dance and music interact using body tracking technologies and bespoke sensing environments to expand our understandings of the interrelationship between the body, its environment and expression, between science and art, culture and nature. Dance is converted into data which are then used to trigger and modulate expressive algorithms which generate in real-time both audio and music notation - also performed live.

The Fluxus Tree

The Fluxus TreeĀ is an automatic composition centred around interactions with a collection of experimental interactive sculptures. Dancers (or anyone else) interacts with the sculptures and so creates data from sensors which generates electronic sounds and ...

Calder’s Violin

‘Calder’s Violin’ is a composition for violin and automatic piano. The music is algorithmically generated, including the violin part which is notated live as the piece progresses. The general textures and references of the music ...

Triggered

Somewhere between improvisation and composition, art and science, lies Triggered – a dance-music-digital performance that builds on the Cage-Cunningham legacy of interaction between music, dance and technology. Dancers initiate music by interacting with free-standing and ...

One Hundred and Twenty-Eight Haikus

http://rhoadley.org/sounds/128/128HaikuLive.m4a One Hundred and Twenty-Eight Haiku is based on two developments from 2009: the generative composition/performance One Hundred and Twenty-Seven Haiku and the hardware and software performance tool Gaggle. These two items are joined by ...

One Hundred and Twenty Seven Haiku

One Hundred and Twenty Seven Haiku (2009) Constructed using SuperCollider, One Hundred and Twenty-seven Haiku is a development of pSY and its products The Copenhagen Interpretation (1998-1999) and Ambience (2002) and the more recent Many ...

The Copenhagen Interpretation

The Copenhagen Interpretation automatic music for four computers and four synthesisers 1999 What happened at 8:00pm, Sunday 20th June 1999, in the Cambridge University Faculty of Music Concert Hall situated in West Road, Cambridge, marked ...

A Continual Snowfall of Petrochemicals

automatic music for computers and Yamaha SY synthesisers 1998/9 And for all its breathtaking size and novelty, the biosphere of Jupiter was a fragile world, a place of mists and foam, of delicate silken threads ...