RMA study day session 4: Floris Schuiling,

Piano
Although Floris’s presentation did mention David Tudor #1 (score and ‘performance’ pictured above), it was not the main subject of the paper, but I thought this photo was so much fun I had to include it.

Floris Schuiling (University of Cambridge)
[this ongoing PhD work builds on Floris’s Masters thesis which can be downloaded in full here]

Putting the product back in the process: on fluxus, viruses, organisms and the Instant Composers Pool

In this paper I connect musicological interest in performance with the new materialism that is growing in the broader humanities, and use this background to argue for a reconsideration of the score in relation to performance.