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Surfing soundwaves: the act of surfing waves experienced through music
Royal College of Music in Stockholm, Department of Composition and Conducting.
2016 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis [Artistic work]
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2016. , 29 p.
Keyword [en]
composition, art music, surfing
Keyword [sv]
komposition, konstmusik, musik
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Music
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kmh:diva-2117OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kmh-2117DiVA: diva2:931715
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Kandidatprogram musiker
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2016-04-15, Dome of visions, Valhallavägen 79, 114 27, Stockholm, 13:20
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From the start the goal with this project has been to make a sounding interpretation of the act of wavesurfing from the perspective of a surfer and an exploration of the possibility to create soundprints that with music captures and recreates physical movements, experiences and moments of flow.

To do this I have collected physical data from a surfer surfing the waves at Torö Stenstrand (the most "famous" surfbreak in the Stockholm region) that I later connected to chosen musical parameters such as rhythm, pitch, tempo and texture. Because the goal was to capture the experience of surfing waves I also recorded sounds of the waves and the surroundings and mixed it together with the written out music. 

Available from: 2016-05-30 Created: 2016-05-30 Last updated: 2016-05-30Bibliographically approved

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