Since 1999, a small group of groundbreaking orchestral works for turntables and orchestra has surfaced on the concert stage. These compositions explore the possibilities of the turntables and invite an intriguing fusion of musical cultures of the classically trained musician and the hip-hop DJ. Since DJ turntablists typically follow an improvised tradition and do not read music, the composer must find an effective means of notating the turntables and collaborate with the turntablist in the execution of the work.
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- Partial requirement for: D.M.A., Arizona State University, 2014Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical referencesNote typebibliography
- Field of study: Music
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