A presence within reassembly: Rebuilding an Instrument and Redesigning a Performance Practice

by Tucker Johnson

A Presence Within Reassembly, deconstructs my practice as a bassoonist. Over 200 samples were made of sounds created with the bassoon; some of these traditional and some not. These sounds were mapped to a new interface: the keys of a piano. The process of learning the sonic and expressive capabilities of this new instrument generated a performance practice, informing the work itself. This version is a stereo mix down of the original quadrophonic work.

Music Composition
Exhibition Category: 
Arts and Humanities (including Visual Arts)
Exhibition Format: 
Performance Presentation
University Park
Faculty Sponsor: 
Baljinder Sekhon
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Award Winner

University Fellowships and Phi Kappa Phi Peter T. Luckie Awards for Outstanding Juniors Winner