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Projecting the voice: Audience responses to ICT-mediated contemporary opera

Lin, Y and Williams, AE 'Projecting the voice: Audience responses to ICT-mediated contemporary opera' , New Review of Hypermedia and Multimedia . (Submitted)

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Abstract

In this paper, we outline the conception, design and performance of a contemporary opera at MediaCityUK (MCUK) in September 2012 and its simultaneous streaming to nearby digital screens. We evaluate the project's success as measured by a mix of qualitative and quantitative methods during the rehearsals and the performance at MCUK. As one of the few social studies of contemporary classic music in Britain, our practice-led research on how this contemporary opera and its audience at the premiere sheds light on how to develop new audiences through employing new digital technologies.

Item Type: Article
Contributors: (Author) and (Author)
Uncontrolled Keywords: opera, digital opera, contemporary music, streaming, audience, mixed method research, classic music,
Themes: Media, Digital Technology and the Creative Economy
Schools: Schools > School of Arts & Media
Journal or Publication Title: New Review of Hypermedia and Multimedia
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Refereed: No
ISSN: 1361-4568
Funders: Arts Council England (ACE)
Depositing User: Dr. Yu-Wei Lin
Date Deposited: 28 May 2013 13:25
Last Modified: 30 Nov 2015 23:41
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/29236

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