REACT

The God Article: Test Results

Posted on 2 June 2014 by Jessica Kelly

Dr John Morgan O’Connell This REACT-funded project involves the development of ney replicas with breath sensors to facilitate online learning.  Tests: The God Article team met twice to test a digitally fabricated ney. They met first on 15 May and second on 29 May at two locations in the School of Music (Cardiff University). On
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Page to Stage

Posted on 16 April 2014 by Jessica Kelly

The Page to Stage project brought together storytelling, design and technology to develop a prototype app that adds layers of context and texture to classical music performance. Kenneth Hamilton (School of Music, Cardiff University) collaborated with Amanda Bayley (Bath Spa University) and producer Sheila Hayman for the project, which was funded as part of REACT Future
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The God Article

Posted on 28 March 2014 by Jessica Kelly

Ethnomusicologist Dr John Morgan O’Connell – along with Sonic Art Scholar Alexandros Kontogeorgakopoulus and User Experience Designer Anthony Mace – has recently been awarded £50,000 as part of REACT’s Objects Sandbox scheme. Dr O’Connell’s project – The God Article – revolves around the Turkish ney , a musical object steeped in cultural significance. This team will be developing ney replicas with breath
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