Welcome to the homepage of ConDiS, Conducting Digital System. The page is designed to be the front for information, opinions and discussions related to the ConDiS project.
This is a new blog page that will introduce and express the development of the ConDiS artistic research project. All that is written are my own thoughts, opinions and reflections related to the project. All comments, ideas and instructions are more than welcome.
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Hilmar Thordarson is a composer and a research fellow at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim Norway. His research project ConDiS-Conducting Digital System is directed toward the interaction, the expressions, the musical gestures and movements of the classical conductor. How to enable a music conductor not only to control the overall sound of the performing musicians but also to control a digitally processed version of the performer´s sound in real time.
The following video explains in more details what the conductor has to do in the opening measures of the Kuki no Sukima. Although the beginning went quite well, there were a few things that could be done better or even needs to be changed. The conductor starts the piece by clicking the start button (button …
The following are seven short instruction videos made to follow up to what I wrote in my last blog. Hopefully it helps the reader to understand the functionality of the ConDiS system. The first part written instructions in the conductor score are explained. A bit closer look at the instructions: After the conductor has activated …
My first reflexion is focused on the use of the ConDis technology and its functionality both for practical and artistic use. A sequence of short videos is in the making in order to make it easier for others to follow and hopefully comment. I apologise that the first video is a bit amateurish hence …
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