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The Bucket System - a computer mediated signalling system for group improvisation

Conference paper
Authors Palle Dahlstedt
Per Anders Nilsson
Gino Robair
Published in Proceedings of International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME), Baton Rouge, May 31 - June 3, 2015
Publication year 2015
Published at Department of Applied Information Technology (GU)
Academy of Music and Drama
Language en
Keywords collaborative interfaces, group improvisation, systemic improvisation, open work, experimental music, live score, generative score
Subject categories Human Computer Interaction, Music


The Bucket System is a new system for computer-mediated ensemble improvisation, designed by improvisers for improvisers. Coming from a tradition of structured free ensemble improvisation practices (comprovisation), influenced by post-WW2 experimental music practices, it is a signaling system implemented with a set of McMillen QuNeo controllers as input and output interfaces, powered by custom software. It allows for a new kind of on-stage compositional/improvisation interaction.

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